• The 132nd WPI-IIIS seminar

    06 21, 2018

    Date and time 21 June 2018, Thursday, 12:00 - 13:00
    Venue 1F Auditorium, IIIS Building, University of Tsukuba
    Access Take a bus bound for "Tsukuba Daigaku Chuo" or the "University Loop-line On-campus Bus [Tsukuba Daigaku Junkan Bus]" and get off at Oikoshi Gakusei Shukusha Mae
    Speaker Dr. Katsuhiko Yanagisawa, Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
    Subject Aß assembly – from basic research to clinical application –
    Summary Aß assembly and deposition as senile plaques is an invariable and initial pathological event of Alzheimer disease. Thus, it should be fundamentally important to understand how Aß starts to assemble in the brain. We identified an endogenous seed for Aß assembly in a human brain with early pathological changes of Alzheimer disease more than 20 years ago (Nature Med 1: 1062-1066, 1995) and keep on working for this issue. In the seminar, our recent study on plasma biomarker for Aß assembly in the brain (Nature 554: 249-254, 2018)

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