Alzheimer’s Cure on the Horizon

Alzheimer’s Cure on the Horizon

In a recent interview with Ira Flow at NPR, Stephen Strittmatter explained his new research published in the journal Neuron.  He is Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology at Yale University’s School of Medicine and cofounder of Axerion Therapeutics, a private biotechnology company specializing in the research and development of treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.  His new […]

Pioneering Alzheimer’s Brain Scan to Detect Tau Protein

Pioneering Alzheimer’s Brain Scan to Detect Tau Protein

A group of Japanese scientists have recently developed a pioneering brain imaging technique, capable of detecting a protein structure that accumulates in vast quantities inside the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. The danger of tau protein The protein in question is called tau. Under normal circumstances, tau serves great functional purpose, regulating neurite growth, organizing transport […]

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