Alzheimer's Disease

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1. Basic research in Alzheimer's disease focuses on




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Basic research in Alzheimer's disease focuses on how Alzheimer's disease starts and progresses. Scientists study the cellular and molecular processes that cause nerve cells in the brain to stop functioning and die. They also study genes, which can also be involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease. The aim of basic research is to point the way toward potential therapies that could block the harmful processes that cause Alzheimer's.