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Tau proteins are microtubule-associated proteins found in neurons in the brain.
Tau mutations may serve as novel risk factor for cancer

Tau mutations may serve as novel risk factor for cancer

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

ALS and frontotemporal dementia share genetic connections

InSysBio evaluates tau protein phosphorylation related targets for treatment of AD

InSysBio evaluates tau protein phosphorylation related targets for treatment of AD

Amyloid protein may be transmitted through neurosurgical instruments, study suggests

Amyloid protein may be transmitted through neurosurgical instruments, study suggests

Low dose alcohol everyday might actually "clean" the brain

Low dose alcohol everyday might actually "clean" the brain

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions

New small-molecule drug restores brain function, memory in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

New small-molecule drug restores brain function, memory in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's Tau protein interacts with cell membranes and forms toxic complexes

Alzheimer's Tau protein interacts with cell membranes and forms toxic complexes

Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in AD

Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in AD

Shear shock waves may explain why some head knocks cause more harm than others

Shear shock waves may explain why some head knocks cause more harm than others

New tool helps researchers to identify and detect various sub-groups of Alzheimer’s disease

New tool helps researchers to identify and detect various sub-groups of Alzheimer’s disease

Study explains link between poor sleep and Alzheimer's disease

Study explains link between poor sleep and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists shed new light on how tau protein transitions from liquid state to solid tangles

Scientists shed new light on how tau protein transitions from liquid state to solid tangles

Scientists provide detailed view of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer's disease

Scientists provide detailed view of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease specific brain deposits photographed for the first time in vivid detail

Alzheimer’s disease specific brain deposits photographed for the first time in vivid detail

Rhodanine-based compounds show inhibitory activity to prevent aggregation of Tau proteins

Rhodanine-based compounds show inhibitory activity to prevent aggregation of Tau proteins

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

Anti-seizure drug could have beneficial effect in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease

Researchers measure spread of tau protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients

Researchers measure spread of tau protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients

Scientists find new way to measure tau protein levels in the blood

Scientists find new way to measure tau protein levels in the blood