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Biomarker may predict early Alzheimer's disease

19:00 EST 9 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Researchers at SBP have identified a peptide that could lead to the early detection of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The discovery, published in Nature Communications, may also provide a means of homing drugs to diseased areas of the brain to treat AD, Parkinson's disease, as well as glioblastoma, brain injuries and stroke.

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