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Living with Dementia

Brain Inflammation

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, UCI study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer – including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors – eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to UC Irvine researchers.

In their study, assistant professor of neurobiology & behavior Kim Green and colleagues discovered that… Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, UCI study finds   

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