Tag Archives: Dr. Paul Greengard

In Search of an Alzheimer’s Cure

By Toby Bilanow With over 5.3 million Americans currently suffering from Alzheimer’s, an effective treatment is needed more than ever. In Search of an Alzheimer’s Cure A cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains a holy grail for a growing number of … Continue reading

Visualizing Alzheimer’s

By Toby Bilanow For centuries, scientists had few clues about the inner workings of the brain. The three pounds of nerve tissue that give us our thoughts and memories remained stubbornly out of reach. But all that is changing rapidly. … Continue reading

gSAP

Nature September 1, 2010 Full PDF: Click Here Fisher Scientists Discover Protein that Fuels Alzheimer’s Disease, Promising New Treatments Expected Researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research laboratory published “Gamma-secretase Activating Protein is a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Fisher Scientists Discover Protein that Fuels Alzheimer’s Disease, Promising New Treatments Expected

Researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research laboratory published “Gamma-secretase Activating Protein is a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s Disease” in Nature online on September 1, 2010.  Drs. Gen He (lead author) and Paul Greengard have discovered a protein that stimulates … Continue reading

Plain Talk About Alzheimer’s Research

At the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, we are funding innovative Alzheimer’s research that is beginning to make serious headway. I wanted to talk to you not as a scientist, but as a regular guy originally from the Midwest, … Continue reading

WAVE-1

Nature August 17, 2006 Full PDF Click Here Brain Protein Discovery May Open New Avenues for Alzheimer’s Treatment WAVE-1 protein critical for regulating connections between brain cells. Scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University in … Continue reading

Casein Kinase 1

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences February 26, 2007 Full PDF: Click Here New therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s could lead to drugs without side effects Researchers from the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at The Rockefeller University … Continue reading

Tau

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences May 21, 2007 Full PDF: Click Here Fisher Scientists Find New Way to Inhibit Production of Neurofibrillary Tangles The neurofibrillary tangles characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease are composed of the protein called “tau.” In … Continue reading

Exciting Discoveries in Alzheimer’s Disease

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation primarily funds the research of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard. Dr. Greengard and his team of scientists have recently developed new technologies that will accelerate the pace of future Alzheimer’s research. Based on … Continue reading

Our Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Our team of internationally renowned scientists, under the direction of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, has been at the forefront of seminal research that has provided a conceptual framework for modern day investigations into Alzheimer’s disease. Our groundbreaking research is the … Continue reading