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Study shows that structure of toxic tau aggregates determines type of dementia, and rate of progression.

Recent efforts to develop a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias have focused heavily on removing toxic tau proteins from the brain.  The tau protein is known to bind … Continue Reading Study shows that structure of toxic tau aggregates determines type of dementia, and rate of progression.

Scientists reverse Huntington’s disease in animal model using precision medicine.

By adjusting the levels of a key signaling protein, researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) improved motor function and brain abnormalities in experimental animals with a form of … Continue Reading Scientists reverse Huntington’s disease in animal model using precision medicine.

Scientists uncover master key in development of Huntington’s Disease.

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered a major contributor to Huntington’s disease, a devastating progressive neurological condition that produces involuntary movements, emotional disturbance and cognitive impairment. Using … Continue Reading Scientists uncover master key in development of Huntington’s Disease.