Dr. Coleman is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed her family practice residency at Wm. Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, MI, consistently ranked among the United States Top 100 Hospitals by US News and World Report. Her experience includes faculty appointments to a family practice residency and three medical schools, as well as Director of Women's and Children's Health Promotion Programs with the NE Texas Public Health District. Dr. Coleman is widely published on health, practice management, family and parenting. Her passions include the well-being and education of children and families.
Receiving the Diagnosis Surely it feels overwhelming to receive a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia (LBD). How do you keep putting one foot in front of the other? How do you take the next breath? Your world just shattered. All you see in your future is a black hole. You
It is well-understood that Alzheimer’s is likely caused by a combination of environmental and genetic risk factors. As a result, finding a cure has been particularly challenging. Most recently, a team of researchers identified three new genes linked to Alzheimer’s risk. This finding, in conjunction with previous research, will help
The fruit fly is one of the most well-understood model organisms, making them ideal for biological and genetic research. This tiny insect recently made headlines once again, as researchers were able to reverse symptoms of Alzheimer’s after they adjusted the production of key enzymes. Analyzing Enzyme Manipulation In Fruit Flies
On the Black Mountains in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire, you will find Kevin Stephens. This 51-year old farmer has set out to become a world leader in the production of a drug made from galantamine — a compound harvested from daffodils. Since this chemical compound has been shown to
More than 70 million Americans currently live with high cholesterol. Known to play a key role in heart and brain health, this waxy substance is commonly associated with heart disease and stroke. However, cholesterol is also a key component of the cell wall. This has led to a troubling new