Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Failure of the glutamate uptake-ascorbic acid exchange drives seizure susceptibility and severity|
James M. May
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2017 -
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Co-occurrence of seizures with Alzheimer's disease dramatically alters prognosis, and speeds cognitive de- cline. Even mild seizures that may go undetected by caregivers can increase Alzheimer's disease pathogene- sis and also independently lead to neurodegeneration and cognitive dysfunction. Subclinical (non-scorbutic) vitamin C (ascorbate) deficiency is widespread in the USA, particularly among the elderly, and veteran popula- tions where smoking and oxidative stress-related diseases such as a...
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