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Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Yale researchers uncover potential treatment for lethal Wolfram Syndrome

Salmonella biofilm protein can cause autoimmune responses, arthritis in animals

Salmonella biofilm protein can cause autoimmune responses, arthritis in animals

Experimental drug for rare ALS shows promise in early clinical trial

Experimental drug for rare ALS shows promise in early clinical trial

Researchers identify new molecules to study specific glial cells integral to synapses

Researchers identify new molecules to study specific glial cells integral to synapses

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Discovery could significantly improve diagnosis of motor neuron disease

Discovery could significantly improve diagnosis of motor neuron disease

Link between ALS and Alzheimer's disease can help advance the search for new therapies

Link between ALS and Alzheimer's disease can help advance the search for new therapies

UMSOM researchers identify how certain gene mutations cause ALS

UMSOM researchers identify how certain gene mutations cause ALS

Research suggests new approach to therapeutic intervention for ALS

Research suggests new approach to therapeutic intervention for ALS

High-throughput analysis of blood plasma could help identify biomarkers for ALS

High-throughput analysis of blood plasma could help identify biomarkers for ALS

Study provides groundwork for restoring nerve-muscle connection in ALS

Study provides groundwork for restoring nerve-muscle connection in ALS

Study pinpoints electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease

Study pinpoints electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease

Researchers test existing anti-inflammatory drug in COVID-19 patients

Researchers test existing anti-inflammatory drug in COVID-19 patients

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists delay onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in mice

Scientists delay onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in mice

Inhibition of sphingolipid metabolism and neurodegenerative diseases

Inhibition of sphingolipid metabolism and neurodegenerative diseases

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

Blue light illuminates key ALS pathologies in zebrafish

Blue light illuminates key ALS pathologies in zebrafish