8 min read · From 2018 · Money has poured into Alzheimer's research, but until very recently not much of it went toward investigating infection in causing dementia. A million dollar prize may lead more scientists to try.
3 min read · 2020-07-08 · Structures inside healthy brain cells nimbly move from one state to the next to perform different functions. But in certain degenerative brain diseases, scientists now think, that process gets stuck.
6 min read · From 2018 · Two herpes viruses that cause skin rashes in toddlers may accelerate Alzheimer's disease when they infect brain cells. The finding suggests antiviral drugs might help protect the brain.
2020-06-22 · Can the National Institute on Aging turn a funding windfall into a treatment for the dreaded brain disease? ![Figure] ILLUSTRATION: PAWEL KUCZYNSKI When molecular biologist Darren Baker was winding…