What is a Biomarker?

Biomarkers are measurable indicators of the presence/severity of a particular disease. One of the best examples is blood glucose to monitor people with diabetes. Biomarkers are also necessary to guide the development of therapies to slow or stop disease progression. CCBP aims to do this for individuals suffering with neurodegenerative diseases.

The Path to Cures

For years, neurology has assumed that clinical observations will match nicely onto something we can measure in biology. This led to assumptions that Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other diseases of brain aging each have a unifying biology. However, every attempt to target such biology has failed. In reality, each of these diseases is made of aContinue reading “The Path to Cures”

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