A mushroom against neurodegeneration - new project

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Gießen, July 21, 2017 - The Horst Görtz Foundation is pleased to inform us that our proposal, “Secondary metabolites of H. erinaceus against neurodegenerative diseases” has been approved in the total amount of 150,000 €. This study aims to isolate active ingredients of H. erinaceus and test the potential of erinacines to improve mitochondrial function using different cell and animal models of Alzheimer`s disease. 

© Prof. Dr. Gunter P. Eckert 2017