Alzstream™ Webinar: The Cancer and Alzheimer’s Connection

Posted May 19, 2015

Learn about the fascinating connection between cancer and Alzheimer’s from Dr. Alexandra Newton. Alexandra Newton, Ph.D., at University of California, San Diego has been studying the enzyme protein kinase C (PKC) for much of her career. While PKC has mainly been researched for its implications in cancer, we now suspect the enzyme plays a role in Alzheimer’s disease as well.

“Its activity has to be perfectly balanced,” Newton explains. “If you don’t have enough or if you have too much, you get pathologies.”

Read more about Alexandra’s work on cancer and Alzheimer’s.