Alzheimer's disease could be treated with gene therapy, suggests animal study -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Alzheimer's disease could be treated with gene therapy, suggests animal study

10/12/2016

Photo: graphic of Alzheimer's in mice; Copyright: Imperial College London

Left: brain cells from a mouse cortex that didn't receive gene therapy. Amyloid plaques are shown in green, and glial cells are shown in red (microglia) and magenta (astrocytes). Right: mouse cortex that received gene therapy, and so had fewer amyloid plaques; © Imperial College London