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Striking Gold: The Application of Catalytic Gold Nanocrystal Technology to Therapeutic Development for Alzheimer’s and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

As society advances towards a healthier future, a key component in ensuring public health is the development of therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases. Cutting-edge discoveries in nanotechnology hold enormous promise for combatting age-related neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease),…






Catalyst Awardee

3 Scientists Who Could Change Your Golden Years

During the first round of the Healthy Longevity Global Competition Catalyst Awards, numerous applications were submitted with ideas to extend human healthspan and improve the experience of aging. From hundreds of applications, 21 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Catalyst Awardees were identified. Three of these awardees, Dr. Alessandro Biffi, Nathan…

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