Desperate For A Cure
WGBH News reporter Sean Corcoran reports on the latest in Alzheimer's disease research.
Massachusetts General Hospital researcher Dr. Rob Moir is thinking about the brain protein Abeta in a new way. And if he's right, it could open up a whole new world of treatment options for Alzheimer's.
Researcher Dr. Rob Moir is thinking about the brain protein Abeta in a new way. And if he's right, it could open up a new world of treatment options for Alzheimer's
Dr. Steve Wagner hopes one of his opaque little bottles holds a jewel, a molecule that will prevent toxic amyloid fragments from forming plaques in the brain.
If -- or when -- a preventative or cure for Alzheimer's disease is found, mice will deserve a lot of the credit.
Dr. Bill Klunk, of the University of Pittsburgh, dreams of finding a therapy to treat Alzheimer's disease.
One of the most anticipated Alzheimer drug studies ever is about to begin, and a doctor wonders if people will come.