Researchers found an odor identification test useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
A toxic Alzheimer's protein can spread through the brain via the extracellular space that surrounds the brain's neurons, suggests research from Columbia University Medical Center.
A drug that boosts activity in the brain’s “garbage disposal” system can decrease levels of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and improve cognition in mice.
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Columbia is part of a new consortium to identify rare genetic variants that may protect against, or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.