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  • Earliest-yet Alzheimer’s biomarker found in mouse model could point to new targets

    Two researchers stand next to equipment onto which an image of neuron scans is projected in the Tsai Lab at Burrill Hall.

    Illinois graduate student Yeeun Yook, left, and professor Nien-Pei Tsai worked with their team to find the earliest marker of Alzheimer’s disease yet reported in the brains of mice. The work could create new targets for early detection or treatment options. 

    Photo by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Nien-Pei Tsai, email The paper “Hyperfunction of post-synaptic density protein 95 promotes seizure response in early-stage aB pathology” is available online

    The National Institute of Health supported this work through grants R01NS105615, R01MH124827 and R21AG071278.