In Pursuit of Memory by Joseph Jebelli
The Fight Against Alzheimer's

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Jebelli’s timely analysis is a reminder that, in recent years, Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia have not merely devastated the lives of millions...
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Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli is among them. His beloved grandfather had Alzheimer's and now he's written the book he needed then -- a very human history of this frightening disease. But In Pursuit of Memory is also a thrilling scientific detective story that takes you behind the headlines. Jebelli's quest takes us from nineteenth-century Germany and post-war England, to the jungles of Papua New Guinea and the technological proving grounds of Japan; through America, India, China, Iceland, Sweden, and Colombia. Its heroes are scientists from around the world -- many of whom he's worked with -- and the brave patients and families who have changed the way that researchers think about the disease.

This compelling insider's account shows vividly why Jebelli feels so hopeful about a cure, but also why our best defense in the meantime is to understand the disease. In Pursuit of Memory is a clever, moving, eye-opening guide to the threat one in three of us faces now.
 

About Joseph Jebelli

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Joseph Jebelli, PhD, obtained his doctorate in Neurobiology from the Insitute of Neurology, University College London. His research focuses on the cell biology of Alzheimer's disease. He lives in the United Kingdom.
 
Published October 31, 2017 by Little, Brown and Company.
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Robert McCrum on May 29 2017

Jebelli’s timely analysis is a reminder that, in recent years, Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia have not merely devastated the lives of millions...

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