Researchers in the US found that the destructive cellular pathways that occur following traumatic brain injury are the same as those activated in Alzheimer’s Disease, suggesting that both conditions could be treated with new drugs that target these pathways. They said the findings “cement” the relationship beween traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer’s Disease.
The research was led by neuroscientist medicalnewstoday.com)s, who is assistant professor at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington, DC. A paper on their work is being presented at the Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease ( ) which is taking place from 11 to 16 July in Vienna, Austria. (Bron: