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Tau proteins are microtubule-associated proteins found in neurons in the brain.
Combination of easily accessible tests can enable early, reliable diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Combination of easily accessible tests can enable early, reliable diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Study may lead to new treatments for a wide range of neurological conditions

Study may lead to new treatments for a wide range of neurological conditions

Abnormal blood levels of proteins linked to dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Abnormal blood levels of proteins linked to dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Study examines a pathway responsible for the formation of tau tangles in the brain

Study examines a pathway responsible for the formation of tau tangles in the brain

New method shows that tau forms small aggregates as part of the body's normal physiology

New method shows that tau forms small aggregates as part of the body's normal physiology

Researchers provide a promising new way to elucidate the brain's health

Researchers provide a promising new way to elucidate the brain's health

Study shows how tau spreads to four distinct patterns leading to different Alzheimer's symptoms

Study shows how tau spreads to four distinct patterns leading to different Alzheimer's symptoms

Experimental drug reverses key symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Experimental drug reverses key symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Protein-coding gene may worsen tau protein tangles associated with Alzheimer's

Protein-coding gene may worsen tau protein tangles associated with Alzheimer's

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Study shows intricate association of aluminum in the neuropathology of familial Alzheimer's disease

Study shows intricate association of aluminum in the neuropathology of familial Alzheimer's disease

Researchers test novel gene regulation approach to treat brain diseases

Researchers test novel gene regulation approach to treat brain diseases

Genetic engineering strategy dramatically reduces tau levels in Alzheimer's animal model

Genetic engineering strategy dramatically reduces tau levels in Alzheimer's animal model

New Alzheimer's model may help test novel treatments

New Alzheimer's model may help test novel treatments

Study: Cognitive SuperAgers resist protein tangles that lead to Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Cognitive SuperAgers resist protein tangles that lead to Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows link between early brainstem tau accumulation and cortical hyperexcitability

Study shows link between early brainstem tau accumulation and cortical hyperexcitability

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers receive $460,000 NIH grant for brain imaging study

Researchers receive $460,000 NIH grant for brain imaging study

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Mice study identifies action mechanism of a promising drug against Alzheimer's disease

Mice study identifies action mechanism of a promising drug against Alzheimer's disease