As mystery deepens over the cause of Alzheimer’s, a UB lab seeks new answers

(University at Buffalo) For more than 20 years, much of the leading research on Alzheimer's has been guided by the 'amyloid hypothesis.' But with a series of failed clinical trials raising questions about this theory, some researchers are looking for deeper explanations into the causes of the disease and how it can be treated. University at Buffalo biologist Shermali Gunawardena is among these investigators.