Antibodies against extracellular tau block seeding, diminish brain pathology, and may improve cognition in a mouse model.
Known for his contributions to the fundamental understanding of the tau protein, Skip Binder leaves his mark on the Alzheimer's field.
The NIH announced $45 million in new funding to support trials in preclinical Alzheimer’s populations, as well as efforts to identify new therapeutic targets.
The latest data on TREM2 confirm that a variant in the gene associates with AD, and link it to Parkinson’s, brain degeneration, and γ-secretase.
New research proposes a neuroimmune receptor as the latest Aβ binding partner.
The first report on PBB3, the latest tau ligand for brain imaging under development, suggests it binds all types of tau aggregate.
A new study proposes microtubule-chopping enzymes as the missing link in the cascade of pathology leading from Aβ to tau to neuronal death.
As NIH researchers are preparing to return to their laboratories, Alzheimer's researchers warn about the greater consequences of cutting already limited resources.
An astrocyte protein stymies toxic interplay between Aβ oligomers and prion proteins.
People with neurodegeneration but not brain amyloid surface in two new studies of preclinical AD, suggesting this odd population is both legitimate and potentially large.
Sleeping in an MRI scanner, babies with ApoE4 genotype reveal myelination and structural differences in brain areas affected in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Functional neuroimaging scans can pick up stark neural abnormalities in football players with repeated head injuries before their cognition drops much in executive function tests.
Rare mutations in the ADAM10 gene make a genetic case for the amyloid cascade as a cause of late onset Alzheimer's disease.
Changing ApoE levels in midlife influences Aβ pathology in mice, supporting an ApoE-oriented therapeutic strategy in Alzheimer’s disease.
Advances in RNA sequencing are shedding light on gene regulation and helping scientists make sense of data from genome-wide association studies.