Tracer targets tau protein in Alzheimer's disease

04/29/2013 | News-Medical.Net

Ohio State University researchers have developed a tracer that binds to lesions in the brain bearing tau protein, which is associated with the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The agent could aid in earlier detection of Alzheimer's and a better understanding of how the substance accumulates, paving the way for treatment, researchers said. Tau buildup is also linked to other forms of dementia and traumatic brain injury.

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