Link found between Alzheimer's disease and protein regulation in the brain -- hope for new treatments

A link has been discovered between Alzheimer's disease and the activity level of a protein called eIF2alpha. This has been reported in a new study conducted at the University of Haifa's Sagol Department of Neurobiology, recently published in the journalNeurobiology of Aging. According to Prof. Kobi Rosenblum, head of the Department, altering the performance of this protein via drug therapy could constitute a treatment for Alzheimer's, which is incurable.

No comments:

Post a Comment