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Newly developed drug compound may help treat Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Newly developed drug compound may help treat Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

NIH researchers explore genetic clocks to understand role of aging in neurodegeneration

NIH researchers explore genetic clocks to understand role of aging in neurodegeneration

Common knee surgery brings little or no benefit to older patients, study shows

Common knee surgery brings little or no benefit to older patients, study shows

Kessler Foundation researcher receives grant for study on emotional processing intervention in MS

Kessler Foundation researcher receives grant for study on emotional processing intervention in MS

A woman who can sniff out Parkinson’s disease helps develop diagnostic tests for the disease

A woman who can sniff out Parkinson’s disease helps develop diagnostic tests for the disease

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice

Single infusion of wildtype HSPCs halts cellular damage caused by neuromuscular disorder in mice

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

Reprogrammed stem cell therapy shows promise in Parkinson's

Reprogrammed stem cell therapy shows promise in Parkinson's

Researchers pursuing new approach to treating arthritis

Researchers pursuing new approach to treating arthritis

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Study: Patients operated by higher volume mitral surgeons experience lower mortality and reoperations

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

New test could accelerate development of better treatments for Motor Neuron Disease

New test could accelerate development of better treatments for Motor Neuron Disease

Hand-grip test proves to be easy, reliable way to examine muscle strength decline in PD patients

Hand-grip test proves to be easy, reliable way to examine muscle strength decline in PD patients

Scientists investigate role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease pathology

Scientists investigate role of mitochondria in Alzheimer's disease pathology

Brain inflammation may have direct involvement in development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Brain inflammation may have direct involvement in development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Two leading non-profit organizations sign strategic affiliation to hasten drug development

Two leading non-profit organizations sign strategic affiliation to hasten drug development

First-ever neuroscience conference to explore ultra-personal approach to brain health

First-ever neuroscience conference to explore ultra-personal approach to brain health