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by Fiver
Tue May 05, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

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Yep. There seems to to be several things going on with blood vessels - hardening, unresponsiveness, cerebral coronary amyloidosis, leakiness of the blood brain barrier. And apoe4 seems to contribute to most if not all of them. :(
by Fiver
Mon May 04, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Apoe4 leads to BBB disfunction
Replies: 3
Views: 928

Re: Apoe4 leads to BBB disfunction

Hi Stefan. I have to read this one soon. I'll see what I can access and share.
by Fiver
Mon May 04, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

Re: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries

Sex differences in metabolic and vascular contributions to dementia. April 30, 2020 Dr. Kristen Zuloaga is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics (DNET) at Albany Medical College. A list of her group’s recent publications can be found here: http://www.zuloagalab.com/pu...
by Fiver
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

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Alzheimer’s Afternoon Seminar Series Dr. Shannon Macauley April 28, 2020 Targeting vascular KATP channel activity in Alzheimer's disease Takeaway: Sulfonylurea drugs used to treat diabetes seem to inhibit the accumulation of Aβ by restoring vascular health and calming neuronal activity in the brain...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 3481

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Alzheimer’s Afternoon Seminar Series APP and Bioenergetics Dr. Heather Wilkins, University of Kansas Medical Center April 23, 2020 Takeaway: The process of degrading old, malfunctioning mitochondria and replacing them with young, healthy mitochondria is important but slows with age (perhaps more in ...
by Fiver
Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
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Views: 3481

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Enhanced skeletal muscle as a novel determinant of CNS aging and Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 21) Dr. Constanza J. Cortes, Brain Aging Physiology Lab, University of Alabama Birmingham Takeaway: A robust lysosomal waste disposal system in muscle tissue promotes he...
by Fiver
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

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:) You saw that, eh? There are about 15 more seminars coming. :shock: I think when that's over I'll write a much shorter summary of it all. If I had to sum it up thus far it would be: apoe4 research is finally getting some of the spotlight and the attention it deserves. usually some trigger is requi...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
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Views: 2524

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More summaries posted in a new thread: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

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Cholesterol and matrisome networks in Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 16) Dr. Julia TCW is an Instructor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York (USA). She uses human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), transgenic mouse models, and human tissue...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series Summaries
Replies: 20
Views: 3481

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Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy: what can we learn from their similarities? Alzheimer’s Afternoons Seminar Series (April 14) Dr. Misha Zilberter, a staff research scientist from the Gladstone Institutes at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, presented a seminar entitled “Bra...

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