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Items Tagged ‘neurodegenerative disease’

February 4, 2021

Dr. Ikezu pushes to find answers for Alzheimer’s disease

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Tsuneya Ikezu, M.D., Ph.D., is a Mayo Clinic molecular neuroscientist who originally hails from Japan. Dr. Ikezu’s science career has led him across the globe to work at Mayo Clinic in Florida. His lab will be located temporarily in the Griffin Building. His research focuses on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Dr. Ikezu recently sat […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, neurodegenerative disease, neurosciences, Tsuneya Ikezu


January 27, 2021

Mitochondria vs. Alzheimer’s

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

Targeting mitochondria is a promising therapeutic strategy, study shows “Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell.” Many a young science student has heard that truism. “Mitochondria are extremely important because they ensure that we have energy supply for cells to conduct functions,” says Mayo Clinic researcher Eugenia Trushina, Ph.D. “Otherwise, we would all be dead […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, animal model, basic science, clinical trials, discovery research, drug discovery, Eugenia Trushina, Kogod Center on Aging, Minnesota Partnership, mitochondria, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health


January 5, 2021

Looking back on 2020: A successful year of research at Mayo Clinic in Florida

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

At Mayo Clinic, Research and Education provide the basis for all we are able to do for patients today. Furthermore, they enable practice transformation as we seek to meet future patient needs. From new capabilities in cell therapy and immunotherapy, to advances in neurodegenerative diseases and studies of the virus that causes COVID-19, research at Mayo Clinic continued […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, Ben Pollock, biomanufacturing, biomarkers, biostatistics, brain, cancer, CAR-T cell therapy, carbon ion therapy, Center for Regenerative Medicine, chemotherapy, clinical research


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