A Comprehensive clinical-research unit focused on Frontotemporal Degeneration and related disorders, including Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), Semantic Dementia, Corticobasal Degeneration Syndrome (CBD), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA), FTD-ALS, and related disorders

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Every week that goes by, as our team meets with patients and families affected by FTD, PPA, atypical AD,
PCA, and related conditions, we feel that we become more resolute in our determination to do our best to help
people and develop meaningful treatments and support interventions no matter what. Reflecting back on nearly
the past year, we have seen more global devastation than most of us ever thought we would see in our entire
lifetime from this pandemic and its many repercussions…

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The pandemic has made it so vividly clear how important community resources are for the care and support of our patients and families and others like them around the world who are living with cognitive impairment and dementia. And some facets of scientific progress toward cures have ground to a halt, especially including clinical therapeutic trials and other studies that require in-person examinations, procedures, scans, and other activities deemed to be high risk at present…

Winter 2020 Newsletter

We appreciate this opportunity to share our latest news with you. As most of you know, we are dedicated to advancing our knowledge about and ability to care for people and their families living with Frontotemporal Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia, Posterior Cortical Atrophy, young-onset, and atypical Alzheimer’s disease, and related disorders…

Spring 2019 Newsletter

It is an exciting time in the MGH Frontotemporal Disorders Unit with many special events planned for 2019. Community events are an important pillar of our mission to provide the highest quality of care while working tirelessly towards a cure for these devastating diseases. We are proud to offer events that have the power to promote resilience for our entire FTD Community…

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to this issue of our newsletter, and thank you for your interest. I am delighted to showcase the work of our tremendously talented team and others who are making great progress in understanding Frontotemporal Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia, and other early-onset and atypical forms of cognitive impairment. As always, it is a pleasure to share updates from a variety of perspectives with you…

Fall 2014 Newsletter

It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven years since we started the MGH FTD Unit. In this first issue of our newsletter, I’d like to extend a warm welcome from myself and our growing team. The mission of the MGH FTD Unit is “to improve understanding of FTD, PPA, and related disorders with the goals of finding a cure and providing better comprehensive care of patients and families.”…