Alzheimer’s and prion disease may be linked through an α-secretase.
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Studies reported at AAIC demonstrate that biomarkers help predict who will develop cognitive impairment and dementia.
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Motor and cortical neurons are particularly vulnerable to FUSopathy. A new paper suggests they fail because they depend strongly on FUS to regulate transcription.
Activating translation regulator eIF2alpha restores plasticity and memory in Alzheimer's models.
Hunting for rare mutations that cause dementia, researchers have spotted, but not yet snagged, some tantalizing candidates.
Tau ligands for PET scans were among the hot topics at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Boston.