Alzheimer's Talks

A free teleconference series offered by UsAgainstAlzheimer's covering a wide range of topics with leaders in the Alzheimer's community. If you're interested in sponsoring a call, email

Latest Talks

September 9, 2019

Changing How We Approach Alzheimer's - Dr. Mark Hyman

Are we thinking about Alzheimer’s the wrong way?

Alzheimer’s Talks host Meryl Comer spoke with best-selling author Dr. Mark Hyman of the UltraWellness Center and Cleveland Clinic, about his field of functional medicine and its innovative approaches to Alzheimer’s and dementia.

“We are in an exciting time in medicine where we’re realizing that the ways we think about disease don’t really fit the chronic illnesses that we have,” Dr....

August 14, 2019

Where Are We in the Search for Better Treatments? Dr. Scott Turner, Georgetown University

The search for an effective Alzheimer’s treatment has seen many disappointments in recent years. However, a new report indicates that the pipeline of drugs in development is far from empty.

The 2019 state-of-the-pipeline report, from our ResearchersAgainstAlzheimer’s network, gives cause for optimism. Researchers are studying a broader range of ideas, including three new pathways to fight Alzheimer’s that have emerged in just the past year. Potential drugs that target amyloid...

June 20, 2019

Why Brain Health Is So Important For Women - Susan Spencer, Woman's Day

Research is showing that we can protect our brain health throughout our lives and reduce our risk of Alzheimer’s later on—through exercise, healthy eating, getting enough sleep, managing medical risks (like high blood pressure), and staying mentally and socially engaged.

Susan Spencer, editor-in-chief of Woman’s Day magazine, joined host Meryl Comer to talk about brain health: what we can do to preserve it and why women especially should take...

May 9, 2019

Building a Brain Health Care System - Anne Tumlinson

With this episode, we’ve made some exciting changes to Alzheimer’s Talks. Joining us as our host is former journalist, bestselling author and Alzheimer’s caregiver Meryl Comer. She is Co-Founder of WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, Chair of the Global Alliance on Women’s Brain Health and an UsAgainstAlzheimer’s Founding Board Member.

We’ll now bring you Alzheimer’s news, as well as our hallmark conversations with researchers and other leaders. You can still listen by phone,...