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'Switch' in Alzheimer's and stroke patient brains prevents generation and survival of neurons

A new study finds a modification to the transcriptional protein MEF2 that inhibits the growth of new brain cells and survival of existing cells. The findings show promise for therapeutic intervention for a variety of neurodegenerative disorders.
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