[ExI] Jaw-dropping CWRU Alzheimer's breakthrough?

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Tue Feb 21 06:24:30 UTC 2012


>. On Behalf Of Stefano Vaj
Subject: Re: [ExI] Jaw-dropping CWRU Alzheimer's breakthrough?


>>.  Is it even possible to experiment ethically with bexarotene mixed
with alcohol?  Can we use aged chimps or something?   

>.No, ethically we cannot really risk that some chimps become alcoholists
and start a life of debauchery in their old age. :-)  -- Stefano Vaj


Ja, we need to find chimps who are already hopeless drunks.


I was grousing because the mouse experiment was conducted in 2009 and we are
just now hearing about it.  I learned that Dr. Landreth went public last
week under pressure, because the 2009 results had leaked.  A patient
referred to that result and requested bexarotene.



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