Researchers at Gladstone Institutes reported in the journal Nature Medicine that they were able to neutralize the gene for apolipoprotein E4, associated with a high risk for Alzheimer's disease, and restored normal function to the brain cells. The researchers will now work with the pharmaceutical industry on clinical trials of the structure-correcting compound.
Structure corrector neutralizes protein linked to Alzheimer's disease
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