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Why this Gainesville doctor thinks Alzheimer’s disease trial could be ‘game changer’
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Taylor Mumpower, a technician with the Center for Advanced Research, takes a blood sample from Jeanette Rees on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Rees is taking part in clinical study for patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease or memory problems that may have early symptoms of the fatal disease. The trial involves a drug that has shown it may prevent or stop the buildup of plaques in the brain that lead to the disease. - photo by Austin Steele
Hope is what pushes Jeanette Rees to make the two-hour drive to Gainesville from her home in Murphy, NC.