Tag Archives: Nobel laureate

gSAP: A Key Protein in Plaque Formation

By: www.ALZinfo.org Dr. Gen He and Dr. Paul Greengard of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research laboratory have discovered a protein that stimulates the production of beta-amyloid, the toxic protein that is linked to the development of plaques in the … Continue reading

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Journal of Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology March 7, 2011 Full PDF: Click Here Fisher Scientists Discover New Ways to Rid Cells of Alzheimer Protein Identifying a cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains a major challenge. Few drugs are … Continue reading

Is an Effective Alzheimer’s Treatment at Hand?: An Expert Speaks

By: www.ALZinfo.org About $1 billion is spent each year on medicines like Aricept, Razadyne, Exelon, and Namenda. These drugs are used primarily to ease symptoms of cognitive loss. In general, improvements are modest. Current medications for Alzheimer’s may slow mental … Continue reading

Plain Talk About Alzheimer’s Research

By Kent L. Karosen President and CEO, Fisher Center Foundation 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 … Continue reading

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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 Research laboratory published “Gamma-secretase Activating Protein is a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer’s Disease” … Continue reading

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

Researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s 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 the … 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

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Cell November 14, 2008 Full PDF: Click Here Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Research In the November 14, 2008 issue of the journal Cell, researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research at The Rockefeller University report a breakthrough in cellular analysis … 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