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ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic today announced that Mayo Medical Laboratories has signed an agreement with A&G Pharmaceutical, Inc. and will receive a non-exclusive license to certain patent rights and proprietary antibody reagents for the detection and measurement of progranulin in blood. This agreement will let Mayo Clinic offer the [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Rosa Rademakers tells us about a potential breakthrough regarding research into two deadly disease... ALS and FTD. To listen, click the link below. Quest For The GeneCreated by Admin
Dementia is a problem of the elderly, right? Generally that's true. But there is one form of the disease that can strike people when they are very young, in their 20's or even their teens. It's called Frontotemporal Dementia, or FTD. And while rare, it devastates lives by rapidly turning [...]Created by Admin
Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or ALS, is a condition that slowly robs you of your ability to move, eat or even breathe. A related condition called frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, causes severe personality changes. Both diseases are fatal because they cause brain cells to die. Now a discovery at Mayo Clinic is [...]Created by Dana Sparks