- According to the research work published in the scientific journal iSceince, a team of Scientists led by Prof. T.Govindaraju at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre For Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) has developed a Alzheimer’s disease inhibitorcalled ‘Ber-D’, a modified the structure of Berberine, a natural and cheap product similar to curcumin, found in India & China.
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
- It is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability to function independently.
- The multifactorial nature of the disease attributed to multifaceted toxicity has made it difficult for researchers to create an effective medication.
- Location– Bangalore, Karnataka