Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Divergent roles of Slingshot-1 in tauopathy|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Accumulation of toxic proteins (i.e. Aβ42 & tau) and dysfunctional mitochondria are associated with synaptic and neuronal loss in multiple neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Such clearance defects are thought to arise in large part from deficits in the autophagy-lysosome system. While mounting experimental evidence supports the notion that AD is a tauopathy at least in part driven Aβ, there is still a considerable knowledge gap in the way Aβ and tau pathogenesis are...
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