They want to cure ALS, Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases
Client: Knut & Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Production Company: MediaBruket
Your brain is a miracle. It stores your memories, creates your feelings and forms your thoughts. 100 billion nerve cells control everything that happens in your body. But your brain is also susceptible to diseases that can kill these nerve cells - neurodegenerative diseases like dementia. Today, more elderly people die of dementia than cancer. Meet Lars Nyberg and Peter Andersen, Umeå university, Pernilla Wittung Stafshede, Chalmers University of Technology and Henrik Zetterberg, University of Gothenburg, some of the researchers that fights for save the brain from the diseases that for now, are incurable.