Experimental Alzheimer’s drug reverses genetic changes thought to spur the disease

Posted by on May 3, 2016 5:15 pm
Categories: health

When given to old rats, the drug, which is known to affect signaling by the neurotransmitter glutamate, reversed many age-related changes that occur in a brain region key to learning and memory. The drug also produced effects opposing those seen in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.

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