Israeli Scientist Heading Int’l Research Team Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

A labatory technician holds a lab mouse before operating on it as part of a stem cell research programme at the National Institute of Biological Sciences in Zhongguancun Science Park in Beijing 26 May 2006
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The Algemeiner reports: An Israeli research professor, heading an international team of scientists, has discovered a way to inhibit the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Monday.

Dr. Shira Knafo, head of the Molecular Cognition Laboratory at BioCruces Health Research Institute in Basque Country, Spain was able to do this by studying the plasticity of the brain, fundamental to learning and memory.

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