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Date:3/15/2009

campus of their brain as control mice did," Burns says.

"The experiment with the genetically altered mice shows that amyloid peptide contributes to the secondary damage seen in traumatic brain injury," he says. "If injured mice that cannot develop amyloid demonstrate reduced signs of secondary trauma, that points to amyloid peptide as a cause of this continuing damage."

The study using DAPT then proved that in mice able to produce amyloid, a gamma secretase inhibitor reduced amyloid peptide production, and significantly improved learning, Burns says. "This is an exciting finding that we hope can be readily tested in patients with traumatic brain injury," he says.


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