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Media Outlets Highlight Research Led by Dr. Domenico Praticò That Shows Extra Virgin Olive Oil Can Defend Against Frontotemporal Dementia in Mice

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Domenico Praticò, MD, the Scott Richards North Star Charitable Foundation Chair for Alzheimer’s Research, Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology, and Director of the Alzheimer’s Center at Temple at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM), is the senior investigator on a new study in mice published online in the journal Aging Cell. Dr. Praticò and a research team from LKSOM found that in mice, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) can defend against a specific type of mental decline linked to tauopathy known as frontotemporal dementia. Forbes, PhillyVoice, the Temple News, Bioengineer.org, Neuroscience News, Medical News Today and additional outlets covered the news.