How SORLA protects against Alzheimer's disease -- MEDICA Trade Fair

How SORLA protects against Alzheimer's disease

11/15/2017

Image: Huaxi Xu, Ph.D., Professor, Neuroscience and Aging Research Center; Copyright: Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

"We found that a protein called SORLA directly limits the ability of amyloid beta, the toxic protein that causes Alzheimer's, to trigger the destruction of neuronal connections", says Huaxi Xu, Ph.D., Professor, Neuroscience and Aging Research Center.