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Damaged 'Gatekeeper Cells' to Blame For Half of All Dementias

News   Feb 05, 2018 | By Zen Vuong for the University of Southern California

 
Half of All Dementias, Including Alzheimer’s, Start With Damaged ‘Gatekeeper Cells’

Diffusion MRI maps show disrupted white matter connectivity and loss of white matter fiber tracts in 1 year-old pericyte-deficient mice. (Image/Berislav Zlokovic Lab)

 
 
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