Understanding and attacking Alzheimer's (approx. 13 min.)

Alzheimer's Association Pioneer Award for Alzheimer's research recipient Dennis Selkoe, M.D., explores one of the potential causes of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease – the beta-amyloid protein – and progress in developing treatments to target beta-amyloid.

This video is part of the "THE ALZHEIMER'S PROJECT," a presentation of HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health in association with the Alzheimer's Association, The Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund and Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer's Initiative.