The fourth episode of the second phase of the Charlie Rose Brain Series aired February 23, 2012, and addressed the topic of defects in cognition, such as Alzheimber’s. Charlie and co-host Eric Kandel welcomed as panelists David Holtzman, Alison Goate, Bruce Miller, and Marc Tessier-Lavigne. Prior to this show, Charlie interview Scott Small on his recent laboratory discovery about the path by which Alzheimer’s spreads in the brain.
My selected highlights are excerpted below. (9:40) The full program can be seen online here. The interview with Scott Small can be found on the Charlie Rose site.