Studies by Richard Wurtman have led to development of nutrient mix shown to slow cognitive impairment in early stages of the disease.
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Existence of “silent engrams” suggests that existing models of memory formation should be revised.
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Neuroscientists identify genetic changes in microglia in a mouse model of neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's disease.
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Success rate is comparable to that of highly trained scientists performing the process manually.
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MIT study suggests a new approach to developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
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Discovery of how amyloids bind metal ions sheds light on protein function.
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Digital pen plus speedy data analysis developed at MIT and tested at Lahey Hospital improves a classic test that helps detect cognitive impairment.
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Noninvasive technique reduces beta amyloid plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Picower Institute director awarded for her research on brain development, neurological disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Study finds a complex series of molecular, cellular, circuit and network-level changes contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's.
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