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Professor David O’Connell of the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at UCD

Professor David O’Connell of the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at UCD

Professor David O’Connell of the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at UCD

A new class of anti-Alzheimer’s drugs capable of stopping or even reversing the devastating form of dementia are possible thanks to breakthrough research by a UCD-based scientist.

Some think if we can design the right drugs, people could be taking them from their 30s forwards, as it’s a very slow-moving disease,” said Professor David O’Connell, of the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at UCD.


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