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Finding new biomarkers for Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

Three exciting new research projects aim to find new biomarkers for Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy in cerebrospinal fluid and blood. These [...]
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Cerebral amyloid angiopathy may be caused by prions

A study published in Annals of Neurology, by Dr Gargi Banerjee and Professor David Werring, UCL Queen Square Institute of [...]
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The prevalence of CAA in young stroke survivors

Professor Vincent Thijs from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health will investigate the prevalence of the rare brain [...]
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Amyloid-β ‘seeds’ in old vials of growth hormone

Recent study suggests that some samples of human growth hormone used as therapy until the mid-1980s contain amyloid-β peptide and [...]
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Sticky proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases can be transferred

‘Transmissible’ Alzheimer’s theory gains traction Mouse tests confirm that sticky proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s can [...]
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Start-up company receives grant to develop a microparticle therapy for cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)

Karamedica, Inc., a start-up biomedical company, recently received a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of [...]
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Cortical cerebral microinfarcts as a novel neuroimaging marker of CAA

Author: Victor J. Del Brutto, MD Xiong L, van Veluw SJ, Bounemia N, Charidimou A, Pasi M, Boulouis G, et [...]
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$3 million grant to study early biomarkers of cerebral amyloid angiopathy

A $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support a University of Rhode Island research to identify [...]
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Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy – Background, clinical presentation, investigation & diagnosis, and management

Background: The underlying pathogenesis of CAA is related to amyloid beta peptide deposition in the tunica media of small and [...]
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Edinburgh criteria for lobar intracerebral haemorrhage associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Dr Rohit Sharma and Dr Mark Rodrigues et al. The Edinburgh criteria were proposed in 2018 in order to diagnose lobar intracerebral haemorrhage associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy [...]
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