In neurons derived from FTD patients, microtubules distort the nucleus, warping its normally rounded membrane and disrupting communication with the cytoplasm.
In familial Alzheimer’s disease, rise in NfL in the blood precedes disease onset by 16 years.
Frail people may be more likely to have Aβ plaques and neurofibrillary tangles; when they do, they are more likely to have dementia. Physical activity correlated with better global cognition, regardless of brain pathology.
Reducing systolic blood pressure staves off cognitive decline, but what about dementia?
The FDA has prioritized review of C2N’s blood test for amyloid-β. A pivotal clinical trial will correlate the test with amyloid PET scans.
New work implicates changes in chromatin structure and failed DNA repair in neurodegeneration.
A longitudinal study finds that middle-aged people with the highest levels of inflammation markers in their blood succumb to the greatest cognitive decline over the next 20 years.
Using a new optogenetic model for TDP-43 phase transitions, scientists see the protein aggregate outside, not inside stress granules. The model distinguishes physiological from abnormal phase transition.
Deleting BACE1 with CRISPR nanocomplexes tempered Aβ pathology and boosted memory.
In Year Three, GAP Trial Network Is Starting to Hum Getting to Go: GAP-Net Sets Sight on Faster Start Three years after the Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation launched GAP-Net, a standing network of clinical trial sites optimized for Alzheimer’s ...
From central IRBs, certified raters, to local transport: Changes large and small are needed to ramp up drug testing in Alzheimer’s.
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With three trials and initiatives to boost recruitment, GAP-Net is gaining some traction in the field.
Experts said Phase 3 data did not prove the device could slow AD.
Among 20 focus areas, 47 research recommendations cover the gamut from basic science to health disparities.