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Source:The Wall Street Journal
New research could explain why COVID-19 survivors face neurological symptoms months after getting sick. ADRC Development Grant awardee Dr. Anna Nordvig discusses how the coronavirus affects the brain.
It is difficult to isolate large quantities of microglia from human brain. That’s why scientists still know little about the different ways these cells rear up in health and disease.
Decades before the first symptoms of Alzheimer’s appear, the brain’s neurons start secreting tau proteins, one of the first changes known to occur in the course of the disease.