Alzheimer; News from the web:
At present, the analysis of tau proteins, one of the most active areas of Alzheimer’s research, often requires the use of hundreds of animals, is time consuming and expensive and can produce results that may not translate beneficially to humans.
The Aston Center for Healthy aging’s impending study will develop a research method based upon testing human stem cells instead of transgenic mice. It is hoped this new procedure will help scientists predict with greater accuracy the effectiveness of the latest drugs intended to combat the onset of Alzheimer’s.
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