‘Prime of Life Brain Initiative’ Targets Neurodegenerative Diseases

‘Prime of Life Brain Initiative’ Targets Neurodegenerative Diseases
CurePSP and the Rainwater Charitable Foundation (RCF) have joined forces to launch the “Prime of Life Brain Initiative,” an effort to support research seeking new treatments and cures for neurodegenerative diseases. Specifically, the initiative will focus on frontotemporal disorders, or conditions where tau protein forms toxic “tangles” that destroy nerve cells. The initiative’s name is derived from the fact that frontotemporal disorders are often called “prime of life” disorders because, unlike Alzheimer’s disease, they most often start developing during middle age or earlier, while people are still
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