Sim Singhrao

Sim Singhrao, PhD, senior research fellow, School of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire, UK. Study titled “Porphyromonas gingivalis in Alzheimer’s disease brains: Evidence for disease causation and treatment with small-molecule inhibitors,” by researchers at Cortexyme, Inc., South San Francisco, Jagiellonian University, Poland, et al., published in Science Advances.

Alzheimer's

Do We Finally Know What Causes Alzheimer’s?

A bacterial infection that spreads to the brain might cause Alzheimer’s disease. Treating the infection could halt or prevent the dementia.