Tag Archives: Marc Flajolet

In the News – Fox News – Flajolet

Scientists hope new imaging technology could point to cause of Alzheimer’s “‘When new technologies were coming around we decided it was a good time to try,’ Flajolet told FoxNews.com. Under the guidance of Greengard, Flajolet worked closely with Dr. Thomas … More »

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New approach exposes 3D structure of Alzheimer’s proteins within the brain

New approach exposes 3D structure of Alzheimer’s proteins within the brainUsing an approach that makes brain tissue transparent, researchers were able to view clumps of the toxic protein amyloid-β from multiple angles within mouse and human brains. More »

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In the News – Today – Flajolet

Alzheimer’s was ‘abstract’ until it affected my family   “November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and the Fisher Center at Rockefeller University is on the frontlines of the battle against the disease. Howard Lutnick, who leads the board at the Fisher … More »

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Scientists identify potential new target for schizophrenia drugs

A protein that boosts the signaling power of a receptor involved in relaying messages between brain cells may provide a new target for the development of treatments for schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease. More »

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New therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s could lead to drugs without side effects

Findings, based on studies in mammalian cells, show that chemicals that block casein kinase 1, a key component of the pathway that leads Alzheimer’s disease, don’t interfere with a closely connected essential pathway. More »

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