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One of the defining characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease is the presence of toxic amyloid plaques that build up in patients’ brains. Researchers have known that [...]
Just over five years ago, the lab of neurogeneticist Rosa Rademakers, Ph.D., on Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida, discovered a genetic mutation that [...]
Researchers have long known that genetics play a role in causing the dementia of Alzheimer’s disease, but genes, it turns out, are only part [...]
A new director brings wisdom and passion to training bilingual physician-scientists.
For Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D., being bilingual starts with language and extends [...]
In the world of scientific research, a decade can go by without major findings on what’s known about a disease. But over the past 10 [...]
It’s a devastating and intriguing disease. It can ravage a brilliant mind while family, friends and caregivers hang on to hope—with desperation for a cure. [...]
Until recently, the understanding of how the brain develops fell along the lines of “you get [...]
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Like a bull in a china shop, the immune system can cause unintended damage when responding to a brain infection. But
Like a case of breaking and entering, when multiple sclerosis attacks the central nervous system, it leaves an evidence [...]
For the first time, the stress hormone ghrelin has been linked to aggression control.
Mayo Clinic researchers say this new discovery can potentially lead [...]