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How Not to Study a Disease by Karl Herrup
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How Not to Study a Disease by Karl Herrup
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Oct 05, 2021 | ISBN 9780262045902

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Table Of Contents

Prologue ix
I In the Beginning 1
1 A Layperson’s History of Alzheimer’s Disease 3
2 A Physician’s History of Alzheimer’s Disease 23
3 A Scientist’s History of Alzheimer’s Disease 33
4 Mystery Solved! How Four Discoveries Transformed an Entire Field 53
II What Happened to our Cure? 71
5 Building a Model of Alzheimer’s Disease 73
III Double-Edged Swords 97
6 Federal Support of Basic Biomedical Research 99
7 The Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry 115
8 Testing Our Models: Breaking Bad 131
9 What is Alzheimer’s Disease? 149
IV Where Shall We Go From Here? 169
10 A Layperson’s Guide to the Biology of Aging 171
11 Building a New Model of Alzheimer’s Disease 187
12 Rebalancing our Research Portfolio 207
13 Rebalancing our Institutions 227
14 Final Thoughts 243
Acknowledgments 247
Notes 249
Index 255

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