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by Fiver
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

Hi aphorist. That is a bit dense, isn't it? I've been trying to keep up, typing out notes after working remotely. I find everything is a bit harder. I have a few more to enter - I've fallen a bit behind. Will try to organize them better. ;)
by Fiver
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

Seminar #3. Rik can der Kant. Cholesterol and apoe4. Prof. van der Kant specializes in cholesterol metabolism and is applying this apoe4 models. He began by discussing how human cells can be converted in stem cells, then into almost any other type of cells - which is useful for making apoe4 populati...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: New series of very interesting articles on APOE4
Replies: 2
Views: 1080

New series of very interesting articles on APOE4

A collection new articles about APOE4 and fuels, the western diet, potential drugs, the role in disease, the role in heahlty brain: ApoE in Alzheimer Disease and Neurodegeneration Edited by Allan Butterfield, Lance Johnson Last update 26 March 2020 Neurobiology of Disease will be publishing a speci...
by Fiver
Fri Apr 03, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: LRP1 is a master regulator of tau uptake and spread
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Re: LRP1 is a master regulator of tau uptake and spread

Saw this and agree. It seems important!
by Fiver
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Update
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: Update

Hi everyone. Thanks very much for your kind comments.
by Fiver
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

Seminar 2. Gareth Howell. The Jackson Lab. MODEL-AD: Towards the next generation of mouse models for Alzheimer's disease. The general idea was that progress in AD has been slowed by poor mouse models. They participate in the MODEL-AD group, hundreds of researchers, working to create and test better ...
by Fiver
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

Some notes from the first two seminars: Seminar #1. March 26. Lance Johnson (U. Kentucky). Tipping the energy balance: APOE, AD and cerebral metabolism. Dr. Johnson started by explaining the theory that apoe4 carriers use "fuels" differently. Specifically, that apoe4 astrocytes and microgl...
by Fiver
Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

Oh no. Sorry, I misread that.

I took notes and plan to post summaries here, if that helps.
by Fiver
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series
Replies: 13
Views: 1187

Re: Online Alzheimer's Afternoons Seminar Series

I haven't tried that yet but I think the directions are buried in those tweets. There has been only one recorded so far. I'll look into it and report back....

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