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Nicholas Ashton publishes interesting results regarding Alzheimer´s blood test

Nicholas Ashton, researcher at Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine at University of Gothenburg and MedTech West, is first author of an article titled “Increased plasma neurofilament light chain concentration correlates with severity of post-mortem neurofibrillary tangle pathology and neurodegeneration“ published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications. The published results show for the first time that axonal…
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First edition of “Biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders” PhD course

The first edition of a new PhD course on Biomarkers in neurodegenerative disorders took place on 9-13 April at the University of Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Academy, Wallenberg Centre. The course featured lectures and interactive group assignments on a range of topics covering biomarkers in blood and cerebrospinal fluid, as well as PET and MRI-imaging of neurodegeneration…
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Kerstin Heurling får anslag till PET-forskning från Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse

Kerstin Heurling, PET-forskare i Michael Schölls forskargrupp, har fått anslag från Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse. Kerstin arbetar med att optimera metodiken för mätning av proteinerna amyloid och tau, som samlas i hjärnan vid Alzheimers sjukdom, samt bortfallet av nervceller i den levande hjärnan. Detta görs med hjälp av så kallade spårämnen. Studiedesignen möjliggör jämförelse av olika…
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Installation and presentation with William Jagust as a new Visiting Professor at GU

Professor William Jagust, professor at School of Public Health, University of California in Berkeley, USA, is part of Michael Schöll´s research group at The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine, Gothenburg University. Wiliam Jagust is a professor of neuroscience and public health at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley. He will…
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