This week, a study previously reported in our Conference News appeared in PNAS. In it, Thomas Willnow and colleagues describe how the trafficking protein sorLA, an LDL receptor, affects APP processing. Read Tom Fagan’s story from Sorrento, where Willnow presented this research.
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