Entorhinal tau pathology, episodic memory decline and neurodegeneration in aging. J Neurosci. 2017 Nov 30;: Authors: Maass A, Lockhart SN, Harrison TM, Bell RK, Mellinger T, Swinnerton K, Baker SL, Rabinovici GD, Jagust WJ Abstract The medial temporal lobe (MTL) is an early site of tau accumulation and MTL dysfunction may underlie episodic memory decline […]
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Integrating Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity: the current state of the field and future research directions.
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Association of Cerebral Amyloid-β Aggregation With Cognitive Functioning in Persons Without Dementia.
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Screening for Neutralizing Antibodies Against Natural and Engineered AAV Capsids in Nonhuman Primate Retinas.
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