The first ever cryo-EM structures of Aβ fibrils extracted from AD tissue look quite different than prior structures of fibrils generated in vitro. For starters, they are right-hand twisted, not left-hand.
Evidence from postmortem human brains and cultured human microglia suggests the immune cells make a meal out of synapses, especially near plaques.
Two papers used different approaches to energize laggard lysosomal function in neurons derived from people with Parkinson’s. Both restored lysosomal trafficking and reduced α-synuclein accumulation.