Alzheimer's Study WVU (IMAGE) West Virginia University Caption Paul Chantler (rear), a researcher at West Virginia University's School of Medicine, is studying the link between chronic stress and Alzheimer’s disease. By learning more about how a certain enzyme contributes to Alzheimer’s progression, he and his team can uncover new possibilities for slowing the disease’s progression or onset. Credit WVU Photo/Aira Burkhart Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.