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TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Easing cellular traffic jams in Huntington’s disease may save brain cells

Easing cellular traffic jams in Huntington’s disease may save brain cells

SLU researchers make advances in understanding plaque-causing protein in neurological disorders

SLU researchers make advances in understanding plaque-causing protein in neurological disorders

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

CUMC researchers discover common genetic variant that impacts brain aging

CUMC researchers discover common genetic variant that impacts brain aging

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Researchers discover how toxic proteins linked to neurological diseases impair membrane-less organelles

Researchers discover how toxic proteins linked to neurological diseases impair membrane-less organelles

Research findings may have implications for ALS and other neurological disorders

Research findings may have implications for ALS and other neurological disorders

Scientists uncover novel sites of expression in the brain for gene linked to ALS and FTD

Scientists uncover novel sites of expression in the brain for gene linked to ALS and FTD

AAN announces winners of 2016 Neuro Film Festival

AAN announces winners of 2016 Neuro Film Festival

Sheffield researchers identify novel function of C9orf72 protein linked to ALS and FTD

Sheffield researchers identify novel function of C9orf72 protein linked to ALS and FTD

Research sheds new light on biological processes underlying neurodegeneration in AD

Research sheds new light on biological processes underlying neurodegeneration in AD