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Current directions in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Published on April 1, 2018   10 min

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Interviewer: Professor Hardy, thanks very much for making your time available. It's very much appreciated since I understand you had a tight grant timeline. Obviously developing treatments in dementia, Alzheimer's dementia, among others, is a really great opportunity for pharmaceutical companies if they can do it. If I understand you correctly, is it that you have views at the moment that one potential way to go is to concentrate on the membrane of the cell, nerve cell, is that correct? Prof. Hardy: Yes, that is right. I think that amyloid build ups starts in neuronal membranes, and that is the site of the initial problem. If we could just start to help the brain, the particularly microglia, but other cells to clean up the damaged membranes, that would be a good target. Yes. That's what I think.
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