Mission

The mission of this research consortium is to advance in the knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases, in order to lay the foundations for new therapeutic approaches. We understand our research activity in a collaborative effort that provides help and services to other social agents for the benefit of the patient.

    INFORMATION ABOUT  NEURODEGNERATION

    In the following links you can find general information about the neurodegenerative diseases in which we work


    Vision

    Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's disease and Friedreich's ataxia have a high personal and socioeconomic cost. Being distinct, the metabolic alterations of the affected brain regions are similar. The in-depth study of these metabolic alterations will help to prevent or reverse the onset or progress of this neurodegenerative pathology.

    Objectives

    • Study of metabolic processes by imaging techniques.

    • Alterations in energy metabolism as a pathogenic event in neurodegeneration.

    • Cellular energy integration in neurodegeneration.

    • Cellular and molecular responses of the neurovascular unit to the metabolic alterations in neurodegeneration.

    • Metabolic response to the transmission of protein aggregation.

    • Exploration and validation of biomarkers and modulation by intervention on possible therapeutic targets in neurodegeneration.

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