Video feature: Fruit flies, ageing and dementia
19 August 2010
At UCL's Institute of Healthy Ageing, Professor Dame Linda Partridge and her team are working to understand the precise mechanisms underpinning the condition.
Perhaps surprisingly, fruit flies are a near-perfect animal model for helping scientists untangle the biological complexities at the heart of Alzheimer's disease. In this short film, Linda and her team explain how.
Running time: 4 min 20 s
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