A vexing Commentary on the important issue of aluminium and Alzheimer' disease

A vexing Commentary on the important issue of aluminium and Alzheimer' disease Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 10 (2006) 451–452 IOS Press Commentary Christopher Exley Birchall Centre for Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science, Lennard-Jones Laboratories, Keele University, UK E-mail: c.exley@chem.keele.ac.uk The Commentary by Zatta [9] on our recent publication [4] is error strewn and interwoven with unsubstantiated claims which can only serve to blur the edges not only of the research published in our paper but also the general question of the role of aluminium in Alzheimer’s disease [2]. It is perhaps surprising that someone who has built his scientific reputation on the investigation of the putative role of aluminium in AD should now present such a prejudiced view. The essence of Zatta’s piece is immediately clear from its title. The use of the term ‘Vexata Questio’ implies that putting aluminium and AD together is to act in a malicious, irritating and even trivial manner. He is imploring the reader as to why he/she should have to waste his/her time considering aluminium and AD and not least because of new data [4] which he believes leaves more to the imagination than to the scientific method. His major unsubstantiated criticism is ‘modestly’ reiterated at the end of the Commentary and concerns the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Alzheimer's Disease IOS Press

A vexing Commentary on the important issue of aluminium and Alzheimer' disease

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Volume 10 (4) – Jan 1, 2006

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Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 10 (2006) 451–452 IOS Press Commentary Christopher Exley Birchall Centre for Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science, Lennard-Jones Laboratories, Keele University, UK E-mail: c.exley@chem.keele.ac.uk The Commentary by Zatta [9] on our recent publication [4] is error strewn and interwoven with unsubstantiated claims which can only serve to blur the edges not only of the research published in our paper but also the general question of the role of aluminium in Alzheimer’s disease [2]. It is perhaps surprising that someone who has built his scientific reputation on the investigation of the putative role of aluminium in AD should now present such a prejudiced view. The essence of Zatta’s piece is immediately clear from its title. The use of the term ‘Vexata Questio’ implies that putting aluminium and AD together is to act in a malicious, irritating and even trivial manner. He is imploring the reader as to why he/she should have to waste his/her time considering aluminium and AD and not least because of new data [4] which he believes leaves more to the imagination than to the scientific method. His major unsubstantiated criticism is ‘modestly’ reiterated at the end of the Commentary and concerns the

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