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2. Stefan R. Bornstein1,2, 3, Karin Voit-Bak 4 •Peter Rosenthal 5• Sergey Tselmin 1 •Ulrich Julius1 •Ulrike Schatz 1. Bernhard O. Boehm®• Sandrine Thuret 7•Gerd Kempermann 8,9 •Heinz Reichmann 10 •George P. Chrousos 1,11 Julio Licinio12. Ma-Li Wong 12 . Andrew V. Schally 13,14 . Richard Straube 4, Extracorporeal apheresis therapy for Alzheimer disease--targeting lipids, stress, and inflammation, Accepted: 24 September 2019 ©S p r i n g e r Nature Limited 2019, Molecular Psychiatry https://doi.org/10.1038/s41380-019-0542-x

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