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.
Christine Ann Denny has developed new tools that can identify specific memories in the brain and why memory sometimes fails.
Deficiency of a protein in the hippocampus is a major cause of age-related memory loss, and this form of memory loss is reversible, according to Columbia researchers.