Researchers develop novel approach to reverse effects of Alzheimer’s disease

Originally posted 2016-10-18 18:17:47.

A Tel Aviv University study published last month in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease suggests a new target for Alzheimer’s research: the APOE gene. This gene, like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, has two faces: a healthy form called APOE3 and a disease-related pathological form called APOE4. Researchers have developed a novel mechanism and approach with which to convert the “bad” APOE4 to the “good” APOE3.

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