Image: Neurologist creates image of Alzheimer's plaque in neurons

Neurologist creates image of Alzheimer's plaque in neurons

The effects of the plaques on the brains of Alzheimer's patients are devastating.

But when postdoctoral associate Peng Yuan and Dr. Jaime Grutzendler, associate professor of neurology, stained and disease plaques to study the course of the disease .

The result is the image shown here, which was recently selected as picture of the week by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.


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