Author: Nisha Cooch

Dr. Nisha Cooch

Nisha Kaul Cooch is Founder and Principal of BioInnovation Consulting LLC, a life sciences communications firm based in Washington DC. While earning her PhD in Neuroscience, she studied the nature of decision making and information processing. The focus of her current work is entrepreneurship in the biotechnology industry.

Types of Dementia

Dementia is a term that is often used broadly to refer to the loss of cognitive abilities, but there are a number of different forms of dementia. Here, we will outline common forms of dementia, as well as the symptoms and brain changes associated with each dementia type. Alzheimer’s disease

The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Continues to Motivate Researchers

The link between Alzheimer’s and diabetes is well-understood. However, the amyloid hypothesis has dominated Alzheimer’s research in recent years. Based on a series of failed drug trials, many researchers are now exploring other avenues — including the association between Alzheimer’s and diabetes. New Avenues of Research May Combat Alzheimer’s Many experts

Sex Differences Between Men and Women Are Believed to Impact Alzheimer’s Risk

When it comes to disease, including Alzheimer’s, sex matters. However, according to a recent paper published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, a clear research gap exists. This area of research could better prevent, diagnose, and treat both men and women. At this time, Alzheimer’s is the fifth leading cause of death among