MUSC Research Could Lead to Alzheimer's Treatment

Charleston City Paper | April 13, 2012
If researchers find a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in the next decade, it might be because of a recent study conducted at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Mark S. Kindy, an MUSC professor, was the lead investigator in a study that focused on cathepsin B (also known as CatB), an enzyme that has been shown to generate brain plaque.

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