Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) News and Research

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Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

Inflammatory processes drive progression of neurodegenerative brain diseases

Inflammatory processes drive progression of neurodegenerative brain diseases

TDP-43 study could speed up the diagnosis and treatment of ALS

TDP-43 study could speed up the diagnosis and treatment of ALS

Improved antibody validation

Improved antibody validation

Research reveals increased inflammatory activity in patients with frontotemporal dementia

Research reveals increased inflammatory activity in patients with frontotemporal dementia

How dementia spreads: new study says it’s through neural networks

How dementia spreads: new study says it’s through neural networks

Dementia spreads via synaptic connections between brain networks

Dementia spreads via synaptic connections between brain networks

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone

The delicate issue of taking away a senior’s smartphone

RNA hitches lysosome rides to make proteins far away from the nucleus

RNA hitches lysosome rides to make proteins far away from the nucleus

Study shows marked impairment of moral emotions in patients with frontotemporal dementia

Study shows marked impairment of moral emotions in patients with frontotemporal dementia

Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS

Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS

Researchers observe correlation between abnormal proteins and aggressive behavior in dementia

Researchers observe correlation between abnormal proteins and aggressive behavior in dementia

Biochemical switches could be triggered to treat pathology of IBM, ALS and FTD

Biochemical switches could be triggered to treat pathology of IBM, ALS and FTD

Scientists solve mystery surrounding common genetic cause of ALS

Scientists solve mystery surrounding common genetic cause of ALS

Scientists develop technique to clear abnormal tau protein from human neurons

Scientists develop technique to clear abnormal tau protein from human neurons

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD