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USF Health study links Aβ-activated enzyme cofilin with the toxic tau tangles in major neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease Neurofibrillary tau tangles (stained red) are one of the two major brain lesions of Alzheimer’s disease. Blue fluorescent stain (DAPI) depicts the nerve cell nu … [read more]
//www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkXdzI9jGI0 The University of South Florida’s Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study has added new training sites in Polk and Pasco counties. This first-of-its-kind primary prevention trial, funded by a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant … [read more]
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Collaborative Research Poster Wins at Oktoberfest!
USF Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair Collaboration with Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology Wins at Oktoberfest! Crupa Kurien and Josean Cruz are the winners of best poster presentation in the Science, Medicine, and Society category. Crupa and Josean are both senior und … [read more]
Scientists at the University of South Florida’s Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair and collaborators continue to advance our understanding of brain disease mechanisms and new therapeutic agents and strategies for treating these diseases. A list of our … [read more]