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Unformatted text preview: dementia of the Alzheimer's type). Explain this the events that lead to this predisposition 5. Describe the two recently discovered additional mechanisms by which β-amyloid and presenilin proteins are thought to contribute to the development of Alzheimers 6. Describe various treatments for Alzheimer's (both real and proposed) and explain their likely mechanism of their therapeutic actions. 7. Why are all the current treatments for Alzheimers Disease best described as “bandaids”?...
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- Spring '09
- Neuroscience, early-onset alzheimer, APP protein