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Grantee in the News: Domenico Pratico Finds Brain Receptor Cell Could Be Target for Alzheimer's Treatment

Nov 24
2014

Grantee in the News: Domenico Pratico Finds Brain Receptor Cell Could Be Target for Alzheimer's Treatment View MoreBACK

On November 18, 2014 FoxNews.com reported on findings from 1997 AFAR Award recipient Domenico Pratico, M.D.’s study, originally published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging. 

After studying the effects of free radicals on thromboxane reception (TP) in the brain, Dr. Pratico’s team findings suggest that targeting the TP may prove effective in treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Read FoxNews.com’s full story on Dr. Pratico’s research here.

Dr. Domenico Pratico is a Professor at Temple University School of Medicine.

For more about Alzheimer’s disease research, visit our InfoAging Disease Center.





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