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UCSF doctor’s brain health registry could dramatically cut research costs
San Francisco Examiner

For more than three decades, Dr. Michael Weiner, a researcher a UC San Francisco, has been studying brain health. For much of that time, he has been trying to understand Alzheimer’s disease.

But even as the principal researcher on a $140 million Alzheimer’s study — the largest grant-funded study of the disease — Weiner said the No. 1 thing preventing scientists from finding more cures is cost.