Navigation Links
Discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Jeff Johnson
Source: School of Pharmacy @ UW - Madison
In a finding that may cause a dramatic shift in the way scientists and researchers search for a therapy for Alzheimer's disease, a team of researchers led by Jeff Johnson, an associate professor at the
Full article >>> t.

"I said to myself, everybody is trying to kill neurons in mice to create the Alzheimer's pathology," he explains. "And here we have a mouse that has amyloid deposition and plaques yet no neurons are dying. Let's try to figure out why these mice aren't getting the disease."

The answer was surprising, and could completely alter the way researchers think about treating Alzheimer'......

Full article >>> " cut product has similar protective effects in human brain tissue in vitro. The latter finding is particularly significant.

"If we couldn't show that, we wouldn't have known if this protective mechanism is as relevant to humans as it was to mice," Johnson explains.

The next questionand it's a big oneinvolves developing a reliable method to deliver transthyretin into the brain, o......

Full article >>> d-brain barrier that can be used for Alzheimer's therapy. We'll find those molecules. They may already be out there, but nobody has looked at them in this context."

Johnson and Stein's research was and continues to be funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. To view the report in full, visit
Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Aaron Conklin 09/13/04


Related biology technology :

1. siRNA screening of the cell cycle with two dynamic GFP sensors (from Discovery Matters Issue 1, July 2005)
2. Exploiting the Life Science Data Explosion to Speed New Drug Discovery
3. Rapid, High Throughput Mutation Discovery Using Fluorescent SSCP on the ABI PRISM 3100 and 3100Avant Genetic Analyzers
4. Quantitation of Acrylamide in Food Samples on the Finnigan TSQ Quantum Discovery by LC/APCI-MS/MS
5. Increased Analyte Sensitivity through the Utility of Enhanced Mass-Resolution on the FinniganTSQ Quantum Discovery
6. Document retention policy can get your arms around eDiscovery
7. Waisman director leading early stages of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
8. WARF, UW-Madison seek designer for the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
9. GE announces first installation of Discovery VCT
10. Building commission approves Institutes for Discovery
11. Seven good reasons to approve the Institutes for Discovery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/12/2017)... ... January 12, 2017 , ... ... has enhanced the platform to accommodate increasingly complex and sophisticated deployments, resulting ... and more. In addition to these improvements, the latest release brings enhanced ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... , Jan. 11, 2017  Brian Mehling, M.D., ... founder of Blue Horizon International (BHI), will be attending ... Davos from January 17-20, 2017. This ... conference. The theme of this year,s forum ... program,s 400 sessions will address strategies for fostering greater ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... ... January 11, 2017 , ... For many ... when navigating the challenges young businesses face. With the second installment of Quorum’s ... experience of Geoff DiMasi, Founder and Principal of interactive design agency, P’unk Ave. ...
(Date:1/11/2017)... 2017 AnaptysBio, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology ... unmet medical needs in inflammation, today announced the ... financial officer.  Mr. Piscitelli will play a key ... overseeing the company,s accounting and SEC reporting functions. ... Dominic to the senior management team at AnaptysBio," ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/15/2016)... AUBURN HILLS, Mich. , Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... simply unlocking car doors or starting the engine. Continental ... 2017 in Las Vegas . Through ... PASE (Passive Start and Entry) and biometric elements, the ... the field of vehicle personalization and authentication. ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... PUNE, India , December 7, 2016 According to ... NLP, Machine Learning), Software Tool (Facial Expression, Voice Recognition), Service, Application Area, End ... size is estimated to grow from USD 6.72 Billion in 2016 to USD ... Continue Reading ... ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016 Valencell , the ... it has seen a third consecutive year of triple ... technology in 2016 with a 360 percent increase in ... This increase was driven by sales of its wrist ... interest in its technology for hearables for fitness and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):