08/23/2013

Study Correlates Copper Intake and Alzheimer’s in Mice

9:02 minutes

Reporting in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers write of a possible link between copper in drinking water and Alzheimer’s disease in mice. Lead author Rashid Deane discusses the potential mechanism.

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Rashid Deane

Rashid Deane is a research professor in the department of neurosurgery at the Center for Translational Neuromedicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York.

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