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Featured in the news: 60 Minutes

60minsRecently, several of our Fellows were featured on CBS’s 60 minutes. Links to the video pieces are below:
Dr. James L. McGaugh – Memory Wizards
Dr. Claudia Kawas – Living to 90 and Beyond
Dr. Larry Cahill – Drugs can affect men and women differently
Dr. James L. McGaugh – The Gift of Endless Memory

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