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Developing novel therapies for Alzheimer's disease

Submission deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue Editors
Hsien-Yuan Lane, MD
Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, China Medical University, No. 91, Hsueh-Shih Rd., North Dist., Taichung, Taiwan,Department of Psychiatry and Brain Disease Research Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan,Department of Psychology, College of Medical and Health Sciences, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan
Interests: Clinical psychiatry; Psychopharmacology; Neuropsychopharmacology; Clinical neuroscience; Mental illness; Clinical assessment; Addiction psychiatry; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Adolescent psychiatry; Affective neuroscience
Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Alzheimer's disease (AD) accounts for most cases of dementia. AD is a complex neurodegenerative disease with potentially multifactorial etiologies such as atypical amyloid β (Aβ) deposition, neurofibrillary tangles of tau proteins inside neurons, disturbed neurotransmission, inflammation, oxidative stress, and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) dysfunction. AD has been rapidly increasing in our aging society; however, current treatments for AD remain unsatisfactory. Thus, there is an increasing need to develop novel therapies to prevent and/or slow the progression of AD. 
The “Developing novel therapies for Alzheimer’s disease” collection welcomes original research and review articles related to translating biology to novel treatments of Alzheimer’s disease, and the study of therapeutic biomarkers.

Prof. Hsien-Yuan Lane

Guest Editor

Keywords
Alzheimer's disease
Dementia
Neurodegenerative disease
Amyloid β
NMDAR
Novel therapy
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