Researchers inch toward a vaccine for Alzheimer's disease

01/17/2013 | Salon

Researchers at Université Laval and GlaxoSmithKline are reporting success in using monophosphoryl lipid A to stimulate the nervous system's immune response to Alzheimer's disease in mice. Weekly injections of MPL over 12 weeks eliminated up to 80% of brain plaques and improved the mice's cognitive function, researchers say. GSK has used the molecule as a vaccine adjuvant for years.

View Full Article in:

Salon

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
PacificSource
Boise, ID