Posts Tagged National Institute on Aging

Beta-arrestin2 increases neurotoxic tau driving frontotemporal dementia

University of South Florida study suggests a new approach to inhibit the buildup of brain-damaging tau tangles associated with FTLD, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. […]

Gopal Thinakaran pursues genetic clues to Alzheimer’s disease pathways

The USF Health neurobiologist focuses on understanding genetic risk factors that may offer new therapy targets to delay or protect against age-related cognitive decline There has been a […]

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Neuroscientist targets B-arrestins with the aim of arresting Alzheimer’s disease

The protein’s role in tau pathology is not well studied, but Alexa Woo seizes the opportunity to be first in discovering something new USF Health Alzheimer’s disease researcher […]

USF Health team gets $3.48M National Institute on Aging grant to study link between hospital-acquired delirium and the risk or progression of dementia

Researchers will focus on tau pathology in a mouse model to elucidate underlying causes. Delirium is a serious form of mental impairment affecting 11 to 42 percent of […]

Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]