This year’s annual meeting drew more than 23,000 scientists and featured 1,000 presentations on Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers soaked up new data on topics from the basic biology of tau and Aβ to the physiology of sleep and the microbiome. Alzforum covers the highlights.
Novel ways to control tau captured the imaginations of scientists at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
Why, hello tau! Convergence of PET and EEG research affirms that sleeping well is crucial to memory consolidation and curbing Alzheimer’s-related proteins.
At SfN 2017, scientists advanced the idea that bacteria teeming in a person’s digestive tract could influence both pathology and symptoms of diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
At SfN 2017, some of the lesser-known tau toxicities came in for deep scrutiny.