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2014-10-15 23:06:25

Dr. Rudy Tanzi Discovers New Method of Studying Alzheimer’s as Organization Celebrates a Decade of Milestone Achievements with Fall Symposium Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The Cure Alzheimer’s Fund today announced that one of its lead researchers, Dr. Rudy Tanzi, has led a team in the creation of human brain cells that can develop the defining characteristics of Alzheimer’s in a Petri dish, allowing unparalleled study of the disease. Dr. Tanzi’s groundbreaking research...

2014-04-01 12:33:44

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Alzheimer's Pipeline Drugs Review, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market & Forecast - Global Analysis Alzheimer's disease drug market is on the curvature stage. Since 2003, there is not any single "magic bullet" launched in the market to prevent or cure it. However, all current marketed products are going to be generic in the next 3-4 years. There are high unmet medical needs....

2014-01-08 23:01:25

Stem cell research funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund allows scientists to identify new gene targets in patients suffering from the disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A stem cell model of familial Alzheimer’s disease (FAD) was successfully generated, allowing researchers to identify 14 genes potentially implicated in the disease. One gene in particular demonstrates the important role inflammation may play in the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. The study was...

2013-11-19 23:24:37

Eric Shadt, Ph.D and Rick Huganir, Ph.D join the Cure Alzheimer's Fund Research Consortium. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Adding to its impressive roster of many of the nation’s leading scientists, the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Research Consortium is pleased to announce its two newest members, Eric Schadt, Ph.D., and Rick Huganir, Ph.D. The Research Consortium develops and updates a "roadmap for research" for the most effective and efficient route to slowing, stopping...

2013-09-23 23:26:46

Two rare mutations in the human gene that lead to the most common, late-onset variant of Alzheimer's have been identified by Chair Member of the Cure Alzheimer's Disease Research Consortium, Dr. Rudy Tanzi, bringing researchers closer to identifying a cure. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 In a paper recently published in the prestigious journal Neuron, Harvard Medical School/Mass General Hospital Geneticist Dr. Rudy Tanzi, together with lead author, Dr. Jaehong Suh and their...

2013-08-12 23:18:29

A study funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer's Fund looking at the links between cholesterol and Alzheimer's brings researchers closer to identifying a drug to interrupt the disease process. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 For several years now, researchers have been aware of important links between cholesterol and Alzheimer's disease. A new study by Dr. Dora Kovacs and her team at Massachusetts General Hospital, funded in part by the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund...

2013-07-02 23:04:47

Results could lead to improved surgery care and a better understanding of the long-term effects of anesthesia and surgery on a senior adult's post-operative thinking. Boston (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 New research examining levels of the hallmark proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease found in patients suffering from post-operative cognitive changes (POCC) may lead to safer surgery care and better post-operative outcomes for senior adults. The study, taking place at Massachusetts...

2013-06-24 23:18:15

Researchers are gaining a better understanding of the complex genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's, potentially leading to new treatment options for the disease. Boston (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Research uncovering 12, new gene variations connected to the cause of the early-onset familial form of Alzheimer’s disease (EO-FAD), which generally strikes before the age of 65, is being published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. The Cure Alzheimer’s Fund-supported research conducted a...

2013-05-09 23:23:21

Cure Alzheimer´s Fund and National Institute of Mental Health join in awarding millions for Whole Genome Sequencing. Boston (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The goal of the research project led by Dr. Rudolph Tanzi at Massachusetts General Hospital and funded through collaboration between Cure Alzheimer´s Fund (CAF) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to complete the identification of genes affecting risk for Alzheimer´s disease. The Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS)...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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