Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and affects 28,000 Hawaii residents, but a scientist at the University of Hawaii is reporting a research breakthrough that could lead to a promising treatment.

His discovery is leading to ongoing efforts to produce a drug that could reverse the effects of the disease.

About Robert Zinn

Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website,

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