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Researchers at Macquarie University have broken world-first ground in developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. A trial in mice has yielded promising results for reversing memory loss, …

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Researchers at Macquarie University have broken world-first ground in developing a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
A trial in mice has yielded promising results for reversing memory loss, and researchers expect to be able to move on to a human trial.
Professor Lars Ittner told Jim Wilson the gene therapy treatment has proven both effective and, crucially, safe.
“Gene therapy means that we deliver the genetic information that encodes for this particular enzyme into the brain to reconstitute…

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