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W. Alfred Sandrock

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He is a neuroscientist, immunologist, and educator. In 1999, together with Martin Cabadaj, they founded a biotech company AXON Neuroscience with the mission to discover and deliver disease modifying immunotherapeutics for patients suffering from Alzheimer´s disease. He is currently a professor and founding director of the Institute of Neuroimmunology at the Slovak Academy of Sciences. He has devoted twenty-six years of his career to the research of Alzheimer's disease. He published more than 135 research papers which have been cited more than 3,500 times.A major part of his work has been performed at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK and at ISAS Trieste, Italy. He was a member of international research teams led by Nobel Prize laureates Sir Aaron Klug, Cesar Milstein, and John Walker

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Brain protein tau constitutes one of the major hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease – neurofibrillary tangles

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