By Robert Katzman, Katherine Bick
authors are imminently certified to jot down in this subject...their first-hand wisdom of the interval in query and of the participants they interview enriches the book's content material considerably.''
--Norman R. Relkin, MD, PhD in NEUROLOGY (April 2001)
''Katzman and Bick display huge interviewing abilities, and their respondents offer remarkably beneficiant and candid fabric. This e-book will as a result fascinate scholars of the historical past of technological know-how, despite their curiosity in Alzheimer's sickness. if you have such curiosity, it's a infrequent treat.''
--John C.S. Breitner, MD, MPH, ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY (March 2001)
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We Avere at a boarding house, a private hotel in Paignton, ^vhich is near Torquay in Devon. One morning I came down and the newspaper headline was about the atomic bomb exploded on J a p a n . I w^as probably the only person there w^ho knev^ what the hell it meant. I had been reading about nuclear physics, I w^anted to do it. But, mysteriously, at some point, I think ^vhen I w^as about 16, I switched totally to medicine. The reason w^hy—^ I ^was good at maths, I wanted to be either a mathematician or a physicist or an engineer, but my graphs in geometry at school w^ere so poor that the maths master said I couldn't possibly be an engineer, I w^as too untidy.
KLB: That w^as a w^onderful play, even if it ^vas a long time ago. MICHAEL KIDD 43 Kidd: Well, an3Avay, he became president and no^v there is some sort of breaka^vay organization, the Association for Cerebral Degeneration, started in Nottingham. One of the people ^vho started it came from an Alzheimer's family. She ^vasn't satisfied vv^ith what \vas going on. She's very active, very vigorous about this. KLB: It seems to me that when one looks at the people w^ho become involved, particularly when it comes to trying to get public attention or involvement, not necessarily scientific interest, many did so because they had family connections to the disease.
W. and O'Connor, M. ) (1970). " Churchill, London. 4. Terry, R. D. and Gershon, S. ) (1976). " Raven Press, New York. 5. N. (1942). " Oxford Univ. Press, London. MICHAEL KIDD O u r second pioneer, Michael Kidd reported the paired helical filament structure of the Alzheimer neurofibrillary tangles from electron microscopic images in a ground-breaking paper in Nature in J a n u a r y 1963 and expanded on their description as well as that of the plaque in a longer paper in Brain in 1964. This work on A D was preceded in 1961 by Photo courtesy of Robert Chondler.