Model organism development and evaluation for late-onset Alzheimer's Disease.
The MODEL-AD consortium consisting of a Center at Indiana University School of Medicine, The Jackson Laboratory, Sage Bionetworks and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a Center at the University of California Irvine has been established by the National Institute on Aging to:
Alzheimer’s researchers have long wished for better mouse models. That is now coming true. Scientists at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, are cranking out numerous lines that express humanized Aβ and tau in combination …Read at alzforum.org