Tag Archives: University of Tübingen

More on Possible Blood Tests for Pre-Symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease (NHS Digital / Nature Medicine)

Summary People with a rare hereditary form of Alzheimer’s Disease (Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease) have raised levels of a protein called neurofilament light chain (NfC) in their blood, arising from damage to previously healthy nerve cells. These elevated levels of … Continue reading

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Funding Initiative (JPco-fuND) for International Dementia Research (MRC)

Summary The EU Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) has announced €35 million (£25.7 million) funding for research into neurodegenerative diseases. Nine of the 21 research projects involved will benefit UK research teams; these will receive MRC funds through … Continue reading

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Results from JPND Transnational Research Call on Risk Factors (JPND)

Summary The following international JPND research projects (under the EU Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Disease) have recently been approved for funding following the JPND’s Transnational Call 2012: “European research projects for the identification of genetic epigenetic and environmental risk and … Continue reading

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