Medical Xpress: Alzheimer’s linked to the brain’s ‘garbage disposal service’

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Researchers in South Australia have found a genetic link between Alzheimer’s disease and the endo-lysosomal system, a critical part of biological recycling machinery that maintains the health of brain cells. The researchers from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) say the findings give them a reason to focus on the endo-lysosomal system as a promising target for further studies and drug development. (August 21, 2018)

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