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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Four young physician-researchers at P&S have received research funding from the Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar Program.
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases
Scientists discovered how common genetic mutations in Parkinson’s disease damage brain cells
CUMC neuroscientist Asa Abeliovich and his team have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinson's disease.