Read about Bill Gates' dedication to helping find a treatment and cure for Alzheimer's Disease.
Researchers led by Dr. Holtzman have identified that the presence of ApoE4 exacerbates the brain damage caused by toxic tangles of a different Alzheimer’s-associated protein: tau. In the absence of ApoE, tau tangles did very little harm to brain cells. Read more about these findings here.
Researchers at Kent State University in Ohio have discovered tell-tale signs of Alzheimer’s disease in 20 elderly chimpanzee brains, rekindling a decades-old debate over whether humans are the only species that develop the debilitating condition.
A study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that measures of amyloid beta in the blood have the potential to help identify people with altered levels of amyloid beta in their brains or cerebrospinal fluid.
New research from the University of Pennsylvania have made a discovery that may enhance the immune system’s ability to fight Alzheimer’s—and that may be targetable with drugs. Read more about this research here.
Recent work from Dr. Yo-El Ju and ANA president-elect, Dr. David Holtzman at Washington University in St.