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Repurposed ALS drug could slow gradual brain cell loss in Niemann-Pick disease type C1

Repurposed ALS drug could slow gradual brain cell loss in Niemann-Pick disease type C1

ALS also causes retinal alterations, study reveals

ALS also causes retinal alterations, study reveals

Study offers new insight into the role of tau proteins in ALS pathogenesis

Study offers new insight into the role of tau proteins in ALS pathogenesis

Inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism play key role in ALS, study shows

Inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism play key role in ALS, study shows

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

Study reveals the role of SPOP protein in an inherited form of ALS

Study reveals the role of SPOP protein in an inherited form of ALS

Methylation of TDP-43 DNA linked to age-dependent motor cortex involvement in ALS

Methylation of TDP-43 DNA linked to age-dependent motor cortex involvement in ALS

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

Blood lipid biomarkers associated with lower risk of ALS

Study finds possible direct connection between neurodegenerative diseases and the herpesvirus

Study finds possible direct connection between neurodegenerative diseases and the herpesvirus

Research uncovers test to identify iMCD patients with superior response to FDA-approved treatment

Research uncovers test to identify iMCD patients with superior response to FDA-approved treatment

CIRM approves a trio of awards for new stem cell-based projects

CIRM approves a trio of awards for new stem cell-based projects

Researchers develop new method to quantify protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers develop new method to quantify protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Temple researchers receive $1.25M NIH grant to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Temple researchers receive $1.25M NIH grant to advance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for diseases linked to TDP-43 protein

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for diseases linked to TDP-43 protein

Novel robotic neck brace may help doctors to analyze neck mobility in cancer patients

Novel robotic neck brace may help doctors to analyze neck mobility in cancer patients

Dying patients with rare diseases struggle to get experimental therapies

Dying patients with rare diseases struggle to get experimental therapies

Non-toxic derivative of tetanus neurotoxin may help treat depression, neurodegenerative diseases

Non-toxic derivative of tetanus neurotoxin may help treat depression, neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify potential new treatment targets for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers identify potential new treatment targets for Alzheimer's disease

Biomarker of chronic cellular stress is associated with Huntington's disease, shows study

Biomarker of chronic cellular stress is associated with Huntington's disease, shows study

Cedars-Sinai receives $11.99 million from CIRM to launch ALS clinical trial

Cedars-Sinai receives $11.99 million from CIRM to launch ALS clinical trial