Gladstone Institute Scientists Discover That DNA Damage Occurs as Part of Normal Brain Activity  
3/25/2013 7:40:52 AM

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that a certain type of DNA damage long thought to be particularly detrimental to brain cells can actually be part of a regular, non-harmful process. The team further found that disruptions to this process occur in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease—and identified two therapeutic strategies that reduce these disruptions.