Cure Alzheimer’s Fund’s Charles Glabe – Making Strides in Alzheimer’s Vaccination Research

Posted October 22, 2009

In our latest Quarterly Report we highlighted the work of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund researcher Dr. Charles Glabe, who is conducting groundbreaking research on vaccinations and immunotherapy. In case you didn’t catch the article, here’s an excerpt:

The development of vaccinations as a strategy for treating or preventing Alzheimer’s is an example of thinking out of the box. Vaccinations commonly are associated with infectious diseases, like influenza, small pox and polio, which appear to have little in common with neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s. Moreover, the brain is an immunoprivileged site with little access to antibodies, so it seems unlikely antibodies would be protective in the brain.

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