Amyloidosis News and Research

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Amyloidosis is the term applied to a group of conditions caused by deposits of an abnormal protein called amyloid. This rare but serious condition affects between 1 and 5 people in every 100,000 each year in the UK. The condition is mainly seen among the elderly.
Researchers produce images that predate formation of beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers produce images that predate formation of beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

New London Major Early-Phase Contract Research Center Opened on Rare Disease Day

New London Major Early-Phase Contract Research Center Opened on Rare Disease Day

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

PET imaging can accurately identify difficult-to-diagnose cardiac amyloidosis

PET imaging can accurately identify difficult-to-diagnose cardiac amyloidosis

New imaging technique may help detect amyloid-related heart failure

New imaging technique may help detect amyloid-related heart failure

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows progression of Alzheimer's disease through changes in gut bacteria

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows progression of Alzheimer's disease through changes in gut bacteria

TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly disease

TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly disease

JAD announces recipient of 2016 Alzheimer Award

JAD announces recipient of 2016 Alzheimer Award

Alnylam reports new results from investigational RNAi therapeutic programs

Alnylam reports new results from investigational RNAi therapeutic programs

Novel animal model helps understand mechanisms that lead to multiple myeloma

Novel animal model helps understand mechanisms that lead to multiple myeloma

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

New molecular probe can detect different amyloid deposits in human tissues

New molecular probe can detect different amyloid deposits in human tissues

Scientists find evidence that amyloid fibrils adopt several distinct architectures in human, animal tissues

Scientists find evidence that amyloid fibrils adopt several distinct architectures in human, animal tissues

Cause of amyloid beta pathology may be more versatile than previously known

Cause of amyloid beta pathology may be more versatile than previously known

TTR protein causes autoimmune reaction in joints of juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients

TTR protein causes autoimmune reaction in joints of juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients

SOM0226 (tolcapone) drug could significantly improve pharmacological treatment of ATTR

SOM0226 (tolcapone) drug could significantly improve pharmacological treatment of ATTR

Astrocytes implicated in preclinical AD

Astrocytes implicated in preclinical AD

Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter Wright

Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter Wright

ISHLT issues new list of criteria to determine patient eligibility for heart transplant

ISHLT issues new list of criteria to determine patient eligibility for heart transplant