UAlbany Chemist Available to Discuss Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s Drug

ALBANY, N.Y. (July 9, 2024) — Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new Alzheimer’s medication developed by Eli Lilly that has shown in clinical trials to moderately delay the progression of memory and cognitive decline in…

Laser technology offers breakthrough in detecting illegal ivory

A new way of quickly distinguishing between illegal elephant ivory and legal mammoth tusk ivory could prove critical to fighting the illegal ivory trade. A laser-based approach developed by scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Lancaster, could be used by customs worldwide to aid in the enforcement of illegal ivory from being traded under the guise of legal ivory.

UAlbany Start-Up Receives Federal Support to Develop New Technology for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Early Alzheimer’s Diagnostics LLC was awarded a highly competitive NSF Small Business Technology Transfer grant. It will be used to advance the commercialization of a screening tool that tests saliva for the detection of early and preclinical Alzheimer’s disease.

Zhongwei Dai: Exploring the Strange Quantum World of 2D Materials

Zhongwei Dai, a researcher in the Interface Science and Catalysis Group of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, probes the properties of atomically thin materials to identify promising candidates for quantum information science applications