Nora Dunne is the publications editor for the medical school’s Office of Communications. She edits Northwestern Medicine Magazine and writes news stories about research ranging from basic and translational sciences to public health. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University and is currently earning a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications at Northwestern. firstname.lastname@example.org
Northwestern investigators want to know why some people are immune to age-related cognitive decline. Their answers could inform future therapies for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s.