Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gleevec Cancer Drug Reported To Work In Alzheimer’s disease also working in Niemann Pick Type C mouse

September 2, 2010 by  
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A New York Times story is reporting that Paul Greengard (and his dog Alpha), who won a Nobel Prize for his work on signaling in brain cells, has found that the cancer drug Gleevec, is a new potential drug target for Alzheimer’s disease and blocks gamma secretase activating protein. Rudolph Tanzi and Paul Aisen are [...]

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Nobel Prize Winning Cholesterol Researchers Brown and Goldstein Enter Cyclodextrin Field Of Study

November 10, 2009 by  
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I wonder how many smart cholesterol researchers have Google Alerts set up on Brown and Goldstein Labs?  If they do they might want to read this post about the Nobel Prize winning labs release of a very important cholesterol paper involving cyclodextrin and its modulation of cellular cholesterol metabolism. With their amazing new research work, [...]

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Want to Avoid Alzheimer’s? Keep Cholesterol levels low a new Kaiser Permanente study reports

August 10, 2009 by  
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I have been saying this for close to two years now about cholesterol and dementia being linked but no one seems to listen.  Now a Kaiser Permanente study published in Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders has hits the news showing that what’s good for your heart is good for your brain.  Really?  I guess this [...]

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“I” for Insane, “R” for Ridiculous, “B” for Broken – America’s Institutional Review Boards

December 19, 2007 by  
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Regulations, Regulations, and more Regulations! Some people have asked me why I am not blogging about different topics every day. I really wish I could be blogging more but besides having 1000 things on my to do list, I am actually scared to death to actually talk about some things that are happening to us [...]

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