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    d'Azzo: News Releases & Feature Stories

     
    12/03/2013
    New clues for fighting Alzheimer’s disease

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have made a surprising connection between a rare disorder that strikes young people and Alzheimer’s disease, a disease that usually affects older people.

     
     
    12/03/2013
    Gene therapy bolsters enzyme activity to combat Alzheimer’s disease in mice

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists identify enzyme that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. (Dr. Alessandra d'Azzo)

     
     
    11/12/2009
    Research reveals lipid’s unexpected role in triggering death of brain cells

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists lead effort that reveals new details linking lipid build-up with catastrophic calcium imbalance in brain cells of patients with rare, inherited disorder.

     
     
    07/03/2006
    Alessandra d'Azzo: All the Right Questions

    To find answers for children with "orphan diseases," one St. Jude researcher digs into the mysteries of the human cell.

     
     
    07/18/2005
    Genetically modified cells treat nerve degeneration

    Physicians might one day be able to treat a disease that destroys brain cells in children using genetically modified cells to transport a "drug" to the site of the dying neural cells (cells that transmit impulses).

     
     
    10/15/2004
    Disruption of protein-folding in neuronal cells causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

    Disruption of protein-folding in neuronal cells causes neurodegeneration and mental retardation.

     
     
    03/25/2004
    Ozz may offer clues on muscle diseases in kids

    Research conducted by St. Jude investigators led by Alessandra d'Azzo, PhD, may help uncover the genetic cause of certain muscle diseases that occur for unknown reasons in children.