Nobel Research Could Bring Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research

Nobel Prize for Medicine

Nobel Prize for Medicine

Intriguing new research may open the doors to understanding Alzheimer’s progression, hopefully leading the way to a cure. This according to an exciting article published on reuters.com entitled Nobel discovery opens window onto Alzheimer’s disease by Ben Hirschler.

The article begins:

The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body’s internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, opens an intriguing new window onto dementia…

That is the belief of British-American researcher John O’Keefe, winner of the 2014 prize alongside Norwegians May-Britt and Edvard Moser, who plans to take his research to the next level as director of a new brain institute in London.

“We’re now setting up to do much more high-tech studies where we hope to follow the progression of disease over time,” he told reporters…

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