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‘Roadmaps’ of the brain reveal regions vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (JUNE 10, 2021) — Much like a supply truck crossing the countryside, the misfolded proteins that damage neurons in Alzheimer’s disease travel the “roads” of the brain, sometimes stopping and sometimes re-routing to avoid roadblocks, reports a study published in Science Advances by researchers at Van Andel Institute and University of Pennsylvania.