• PureTech turns 200-year-old discovery into a new approach to Alzheimer's, while clinging to controversial amyloid hypothesis

    12 days ago - By San Diego Biotechnology

    Before MRIs or CT scans, 18th-century anatomist Paolo Mascagni injected his cadavers with mercury. Ever mobile, the mercury coursed through their veins like blood, illuminating the body's rivers and canals in a silvery contrast that Mascagni could trace upon dissection. In ornate, da Vinci-esque diagrams, Mascagni...
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