01/03/2013 - Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered how Lewy body pathology spreads in the brain. Researchers injected a synthetic version of misfolded alpha-synuclein into the brain, which resulted in a cell to cell transmission of the rogue protein to the nerve cells near the injection site. Parkinson’s-like Lewy body pathology then developed in the brain. 

12/20/2012 - Capgras syndrome is a fairly common delusion is a recurrent, temporary belief that a familiar person, often a close family member or caregiver, or location has been replaced by an identical imposter. Read the latest research from the Pearl I. Barlow Center for Memory Evaluation and Treatment at the NYU Medical Center.

8/15/2012 - Two recent studies on the use of donepezil for dementia with Lewy bodies add to the strong case for cholinesterase inhibitor (ChEI) treatment in LBD.

7/9/2012 - REM sleep behavior disorder is a risk factor for disorders including Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia that may precede those disorders by decades.