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Alzheimer's disease: Early biomarker defined

A multicenter study led by Christian Haass and Michael Ewers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has identified a biomarker associated with the activation of an innate immune response to neural damage during early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

03/07/2016

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Alzheimer's disease results from the accumulation in the brain of protein deposits that are toxic to nerve cells. A newly discovered biomarker could aid in the early detection of the disease; ©panthermedia.net/ stuartmiles