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Drug approved for other purposes can promote recovery from acute nerve damage, study shows

Drug approved for other purposes can promote recovery from acute nerve damage, study shows

Researchers find differences in the brain regions of children with Tourette's syndrome

Researchers find differences in the brain regions of children with Tourette's syndrome

Pathology of Krabbe's disease may provide insights on late-onset neurodegenerative diseases

Pathology of Krabbe's disease may provide insights on late-onset neurodegenerative diseases

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

UA neuroscientists receive $10.3 million grant to find cause for heightened risk of Alzheimer's in women

Neu5Gc common in red meat increases risk of tumor formation

Neu5Gc common in red meat increases risk of tumor formation

Portsmouth scientist wins major award to develop treatments for MS patients

Portsmouth scientist wins major award to develop treatments for MS patients

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers find biological evidence linking Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Structural instability in myelin membranes may instigate multiple sclerosis

Structural instability in myelin membranes may instigate multiple sclerosis

UZH researchers discover that children’s brain reacts differently to acute sleep deprivation

UZH researchers discover that children’s brain reacts differently to acute sleep deprivation

Researchers uncover pneumonia causing bacteria as trigger for autoimmune disease GBS

Researchers uncover pneumonia causing bacteria as trigger for autoimmune disease GBS

NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

NIGHTSEA and EMS nominate Dr. Sarah Petersen for 2016 KEY Award

Experimental drug may prevent development of multiple sclerosis in mice

Experimental drug may prevent development of multiple sclerosis in mice

Enzyme deficiency in Krabbe's disease may point to new mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease

Enzyme deficiency in Krabbe's disease may point to new mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease

Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axons

Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axons

Wayne State receives NIH funding to advance brain aging research

Wayne State receives NIH funding to advance brain aging research

Research findings may pave way for innovative treatments of multiple sclerosis

Research findings may pave way for innovative treatments of multiple sclerosis

SAGA funding initiative aims to advance understanding of potential sex differences in Alzheimer's

SAGA funding initiative aims to advance understanding of potential sex differences in Alzheimer's

Scientists report new neurological complication from Zika virus infection

Scientists report new neurological complication from Zika virus infection

HMS study reveals key instigator of nerve cell damage in ALS patients

HMS study reveals key instigator of nerve cell damage in ALS patients

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice