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Living with Dementia

Abnormal Tau Protein

Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another

For decades, researchers have debated whether Alzheimer’s disease starts independently in vulnerable brain regions at different times, or if it begins in one region and then spreads to neuroanatomically connected areas. A new study by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers strongly supports the latter, demonstrating that abnormal tau protein, a key feature of… Study shows Alzheimer’s disease may spread by ‘jumping’ from 1 brain region to another   



What is dementia?

aids related dementia1 - decline of memory1 - vessel disease1 - behavioural syndrome1 - amyloid-β421 - lipitor1 - brain plaques1 - exposure to ddt1 - abnormal tau protein1 - neurofilaments1 - pfizer1 - mci7 - sporadic parkinson's disease1 - transient ischaemic attack1 - bapineuzumab1 - cerebral haemorrhage1 - k21 - arnold pick1 - alzheimers gene1 - movement disorder2 - abeta peptides1 - ßsecretase-11 - elder care1 - apoe gene3 - small-vessel cerebrovascular disease1 - sobrino1 - gray matter1 - huntington's disease7 - brain disorder1 - motoric cognitive risk syndrome1 -