Tag: Tau Protein

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Scientist wins two-year grant for diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's via innovative skin test

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Wenquan Zou, MD, PhD, an expert in prion and degenerative neurological diseases, has received a two-year grant for developing diagnostic tools for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s...
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Sleep decline in one's 50s, 60s increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

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People who report a declining quality of sleep as they age from their 50s to their 60s have more protein tangles in their brain, putting...
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Researchers use experimental PET to detect abnormal tau in brains of living former NFL players

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Using an experimental positron emission tomography scan, researchers have found elevated amounts of abnormal tau protein in brain regions players with cognitive, mood and behavior...
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Scientists develop technique to clear abnormal tau protein from human neurons

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Harnessing a probe used to image the brain in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia, scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General...
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Researchers identify potential diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

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Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified in live human brains new radioactive “tracer” molecules that bind to and “light up” tau tangles, a protein...
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Single tau molecule holds clues to help diagnose neurodegeneration in its earliest stages

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Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer’s disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to forecast which type...
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Columbia scientist and collaborators receive $11.3 million to find new targets against brain disease

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Anthony Fitzpatrick, PhD, a Principal Investigator at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute and Columbia University Irving Medical Center, together with scientists from the Mayo Clinic and Boston...

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