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Research reveals the links between viruses and Alzheimer's disease

The first trial for anti-viral treatment of Alzheimer’s is taking place at Columbia University, United States. Image: Photo by CDC on Unsplash

Ruth Itzhaki
Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University
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Professor Ruth Itzhaki in her laboratory
Professor Ruth Itzhaki reflects on a career dedicated to Alzheimer's research. Image: The Conversation.

A transmission electron micrograph.
HSV1 is mainly transmitted by oral-to-oral contact. Image: REUTERS

Researcher Fabien Guillemot checks human cells.
VZV infection of the cells does not lead to the formation of the main characteristic Alzheimer’s features in the brain. Image: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

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