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A Walk to Remember

A Walk to Remember

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

October 5, 2015

More than 210,000 people in the state of Ohio live with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, and about 13,000 of them live in Summit County, according to Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and has been fundraising since...

Professor developing innovative treatment

Professor developing innovative treatment

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor

September 29, 2015

UA associate professor and researcher has potentially found a treatment for Alzheimer’s and type 2 diabetes.   Jie Zheng has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and is an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Zheng and his team have dedicated the last seven years toward research...

UA professor receives grant for Alzheimer’s research

By Kristina Aiad-Toss, Writer

March 31, 2015

A university professor has been granted $100,000 to continue his critical research on Alzheimer’s and other nerve diseases. Jie Zheng, an associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at The University of Akron, was awarded the two-year grant in February 2015 from the Alzheimer’s...