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Targeting BRCA1 And DNA Repair In Alzheimer’s To Prevent Or Reverse Symptoms

This article was originally published in Start Up

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New research has shown that levels of the DNA repair protein BRCA1 are reduced in key parts of neurons after amyloid formation. The findings are consistent with the amyloid hypothesis and could prove to be an effective way to help prevent or reverse the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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