New Insights: Defining a Target to Prevent Deadly Prion Diseases

A new paper by University of Toronto researchers provides important insights into a rare but fatal group of neurodegenerative diseases, called prion diseases, and paves the way for scientists to investigate methods to prevent the diseases altogether. The new insights may also advance research to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
Jun 21 / 2021

Tanz Centre Findings May Help Detect Young-Onset Alzheimer’s

While Alzheimer’s disease most often appears in late life, as many as one in 10 people who develop it begin to experience the disease before age 65.
May 19 / 2021

Temerty-Tanz-TDRA Initiative

The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance (TDRA) are pleased to announce a partnership supported by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine to advance our understanding of the links between depression and dementia.
Mar 10 / 2021

In Memoriam: Mark Tanz (1931-2021)

Mark Tanz had a vision for combating neurodegenerative diseases and made significant investments in research at the University of Toronto in pursuit of this vision.
Feb 22 / 2021