Magdalena Kegel,  —

Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

Articles by Magdalena Kegel

Saving Brain Connections by Targeting Synaptic Proteins May Treat Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

Proteins in nerve cell synapses, which transmit signals between neurons, are abnormal in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, Swedish researchers concluded after performing a large-scale analysis of synaptic proteins in patients’ brains. By studying these flaws, researchers could distinguish between Alzheimer’s patients and those with…

Top 10 Alzheimer’s Disease Stories of 2017

With 2017 behind us, Alzheimer’s News Today looks forward to bringing our readers news and updates on Alzheimer’s disease research discoveries, treatment developments, clinical trials, and events in the year ahead. But as a reminder of all the great work being done to find treatments and improve the lives…