NIA: Senescent brain cells may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on: Thursday, May 26th, 2022

New research shows senescent brain cells, damaged cells that do not die off, are found more in Alzheimer’s disease than in people without the disease.

The study was led by researchers at NIA-supported Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the Biggs Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

To read the full article, visit the National Institute on Aging website.

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