Rudolph Tanzi and Henry Mccance

How can silicon valley cure Alzheimer's disease?

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About Rudolph Tanzi

Dr. Rudolph Tanzi is a Professor of Neurology and holder of the Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Neurology at Harvard University. At Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Dr. Tanzi serves as the Director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit, which consists of seven laboratories investigating the genetic causes of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Rudolph Tanzi describes the cause of Alzheimer's disease and how a venture capital-style funding model backed by Henry McCance has helped lead to progress in fighting this disease.

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