Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Research May Yield Alzheimer's Vaccine
Shottenkirk, Jerry, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Jordan Tang at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has been steadily taking steps in his assault on Alzheimer's disease, and he recently took another.
Tang is at the forefront of a new study that shows that a shot could help prevent the debilitating disease.
Mice tested in the Alzheimer's research were immunized with a protein that could slow or eventually stop Alzheimer's. Vaccinated mice had fewer protein plaques, which are responsible for memory loss, nerve damage or cell death.
"These results are extremely exciting," Tang said. "They certainly show that this vaccination approach warrants additional investigation as a therapy for Alzheimer's …
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