Tufted astrocytes? Astrocytic plaques? These tau pathologies mark progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal degeneration, respectively. The science of these difficult-to-diagnose diseases may finally be taking off. Read Tom Fagan’s coverage of the first PSP & CBD International Research Symposium held in London. Learn how genetics are yielding clues toward pathways, and natural history cohorts and therapeutic trials are getting underway.
Researchers gain traction in the study of these rare tau disorders, which are sometimes confused with Alzheimer’s disease.
International conference gives scientists hope for understanding and treating PSP and CBD.