Monday, August 19, 2019

Alzheimer’s Patients Presenilin 1 Gene Defect Causes A Lysosomal Storage Disorder

June 10, 2010 by  
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A research paper by Dr. Ralph Nixon, director of the Center of Excellence on Brain Aging and the Silberstein Alzheimer’s Institute at NYU Langone Medical Center, was published today in the journal Cell reporting that Alzheimer’s patients with genetic mutations in the presenilin 1 gene have disruptions in the cellular protein recycling process mechanisms in [...]

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Mom Finds Experimental Drug for Twins’ Fatal Cholesterol Condition; FDA Approves Treatment Under Compassionate Use Program

April 20, 2009 by  
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Good Morning America reports on the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Addi and Cassi’s compassionate use Investigational New Drug Application to give them intravenous infusions of cyclodextrin, a non toxic sugar compound found in everyday food products. Cyclodextrin may have the ability to remove trapped cellular cholesterol from Addi and Cassi’s brain, liver and [...]

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