Genes point to immune role in Alzheimer’s disease

From ABC News in Science, 18 August 2014: The discovery of a link between Alzheimer’s disease and changes in several genes associated with inflammation opens a new frontier for investigation into the cause of the disease. Two independent studies, published today in Nature Neuroscience, support an emerging theory that inflammation may play a key role Continue reading Genes point to immune role in Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s culprit may be ‘innocent’

From ABC News in Science, 4 April 2013: Amyloid proteins may have been wrongfully accused as the culprits behind Alzheimer’s disease, new research in mice suggests. Two studies – one Australian, one from the US – have examined the role amyloid proteins play in the brain with one study suggesting that far from being a Continue reading Alzheimer’s culprit may be ‘innocent’