Military risk factors for Alzheimer’s and related dementias

In the video below, Michael Jaffee, M.D., vice chair of UF neurology and director of the Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neuromedicine Program, discusses research efforts examining military risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Jaffee, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and former national director of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, now serves in a leadership role for the U.S. Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Research Program, which holds its annual meeting this week.