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Research provides insight into role of APP gene variant in Alzheimer’s disease

Research provides insight into role of APP gene variant in Alzheimer’s disease

Neurofilaments can help in ALS diagnosis

Neurofilaments can help in ALS diagnosis

Viral vectors for gene transfer can travel to distant areas in the brain, study shows

Viral vectors for gene transfer can travel to distant areas in the brain, study shows

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

USC scientists illuminate impact of early brain-clogging plaques on Alzheimer's disease

USC scientists illuminate impact of early brain-clogging plaques on Alzheimer's disease

Pyk2 deficits contribute to memory problems in Huntington’s disease mouse model

Pyk2 deficits contribute to memory problems in Huntington’s disease mouse model

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Insilico Medicine launches personalized drug discovery platform to develop new treatments for ALS

Insilico Medicine launches personalized drug discovery platform to develop new treatments for ALS

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

Brain's immune cells may play roles in neurodegenerative, psychiatric illnesses

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

BGU researchers redesign portion of FDA-approved drug into new molecule to treat ALS

Study: Abnormal proteins in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases share similar feature

Study: Abnormal proteins in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's diseases share similar feature

Finding a cure for ALS

Finding a cure for ALS

Neurobiologists uncover reason for defects in the blood-brain barrier of Huntington's disease patients

Neurobiologists uncover reason for defects in the blood-brain barrier of Huntington's disease patients

Researchers discover likely cause for visual impairment in Finnish variant of NCL

Researchers discover likely cause for visual impairment in Finnish variant of NCL

Mayo Clinic study provides information on survival and death of patients with synucleinopathies

Mayo Clinic study provides information on survival and death of patients with synucleinopathies

Study unravels new clues to cause and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Study unravels new clues to cause and treatment of spinal muscular atrophy

Stem cell treatment helps improve motor functions, nervous system conditions in mice with ALS

Stem cell treatment helps improve motor functions, nervous system conditions in mice with ALS

Mayo Clinic scientists develop novel nanoparticle to shrink tumors, prevent breast cancer recurrence

Mayo Clinic scientists develop novel nanoparticle to shrink tumors, prevent breast cancer recurrence