Scientists Uncover One of the Driving Forces of Alzheimer’s Disease – New Target for Treatment

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Curly orange strands of tau proteins inside a neuron along with two large spherical dark-orange molecules and smaller indigo blue molecules scattered around.
Tau proteins (red-orange) can impede normal functioning inside a neuron.

New BrightFocus-funded research by Kristie Stefanoska, PhD, explores how a protein called tau, critical to Alzheimer’s, turns from a normal to a diseased state. This discovery presents a new target to potentially prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease.


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