Jackob Moskovitz

Jackob Moskovitz

Lawrence, Kansas

University of Kansas

Associate Professor

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Published on Mar 21, 2019

Today's news about failure of Biogen immunization...

Hi All,Please follow the link to get more details on the story:https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/21/health/alzheimers-drug-trial-failure-aducanumab-bn/index.htmlThis unfortunate bad news just makes our p...

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Published on Mar 21, 2019

Funding support so far...

Dear All,Thanks to your help, we were able to raise ~$800 in one day! (yesterday) and so far we have a total of $1401 donated to our Alzheimer's research project after 22 days. We are about half w...

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Published on Mar 19, 2019

A new study supports our hypothesis

A recent study on genetic mutations that enhance the development of AD found that polymorphism in the gene coding for the Methioninr sulfoxide reductive B3 (MsrB3) Increases the risk of the develop...

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Published on Mar 17, 2019

An important point

If you browse the literature for other active immunizations against beta- amyloid, you will find that the best consequence of such treatments will be a reduction of beta-amyloid levels in AD-model ...

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Published on Mar 12, 2019

An interesting fact...

Apparently, among all the projects that are presented here, our project is the only one that focusses on a treatment to Alzheimer’s disease...So, without funding there will be none...Please think ...

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Published on Mar 09, 2019

Progress report

We have managed to produce the antigen needed for the immunization ahead of the planned schedule (April 1st, 2019)! To all potential donors, please consider donating to the project so we will be a...

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Published on Mar 07, 2019

Bill Gates' quote on Experiment.com (in case you missed it):

"This solution helps close the gap for potential and promising, but unfunded projects."Bill Gates

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Published on Mar 06, 2019

The principle of the proposed immunization against AD

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Thank you!
Mar 20, 2019
Can we immunize against Alzheimer's disease?
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Dr. Smith made a very important point. In addition, the use of active immunization by the proposed antigen overcomes the problems that are associated with failed passive vaccinations against beta-amyloid ( for example, encephalitis).
Mar 06, 2019
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Figure 2 describes the principle of the immunization against toxic forms of beta-amyloid by using MetO-rich protein as the injected antigen.
Mar 06, 2019
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