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Dr Scott Miners


I joined the Dementia Research Group in 2005 and have been working on a research programme examining the levels of beta-amlyoid (A?)-degrading enzymes in the Alzheimer?s brain. I am currently developing novel enzymatic assays that will allow the specific measurement of individual A?-degrading enzymes in various tissue compartments, including the CSF. Based on pilot data I collected, the department was awarded a James Tudor Foundation research grant to examine the potential of the A?-degrading enzyme, Neprilysin, as a novel biomarker in Alzheimer?s.

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  • dementia
  • beta-amlyoid degrading enzymes
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • enzymatic assays
  • neprilysin
  • biomarkers