RESEARCH NEWS 2014-12-19 Research News A variety of abnormal RNAs and peptides result from repeats in the C9ORF72 gene, the most common genetic cause of frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Which of these funky molecules instigates the death of cortical and ...
PAPER Wen X, Tan W, Westergard T, Krishnamurthy K, Markandaiah SS, Shi Y, Lin S, Shneider NA, Monaghan J, Pandey UB, Pasinelli P, Ichida JK, Trotti D
Neuron. 2014 Dec 17;84(6):1213-1225. PubMed: 25521377
CONFERENCE COVERAGE 2014-12-19 Conference Coverage Prion protein, insulin receptors, immunoglobulin-like receptors, PirB, unspecified membrane phospholipids, the list goes on … Now, add another purported Aβ receptor. At the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C., ...
CONFERENCE COVERAGE 2014-12-19 Conference Coverage It’s not news that women run a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease than men. Nor is the thought that this has something to do with female sex hormones ebbing after menopause. Alas, hormone replacement has not worked, and it’s time for ...
PAPER Hodis HN, Mack WJ, Shoupe D, Azen SP, Stanczyk FZ, Hwang-Levine J, Budoff MJ, Henderson VW
Menopause. 2014 Nov 6; PubMed: 25380275
PAPER Marchini J, Howie B
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CONFERENCE COVERAGE 2014-12-19 Conference Coverage As Alzheimer’s treatment pushes into ever-earlier disease stages, researchers need better ways of finding people who are at risk for cognitive decline. They also need better ways of cheaply tracking cognition in those people over multi ...
PAPER Rolim Td, Fabri GM, Nitrini R, Anghinah R, Teixeira MJ, Siqueira JT, Cesari JA, Siqueira SR
Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Dec;72(12):919-24. PubMed: 25517641
PAPER Licastro F, Carbone I, Raschi E, Porcellini E
Immun Ageing. 2014;11(1):22. Epub 2014 Dec 5 PubMed: 25516763
PAPER Meguro K, Ouchi Y, Akanuma K, Meguro M, Kasai M
BMC Neurol. 2014 Dec 17;14(1):243. PubMed: 25516360