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Mimicking Human Brain Development Using Organoids

Mimicking Human Brain Development Using Organoids

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

Ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play key role in brain diseases like multiple sclerosis

Rat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological disease

Rat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological disease

Scientists use non-invasive way to track rapid myelination of nerve fibers in children's brains

Scientists use non-invasive way to track rapid myelination of nerve fibers in children's brains

International research team identifies new gene associated with 4H leukodystrophy

International research team identifies new gene associated with 4H leukodystrophy

UC Davis researchers settle long-standing controversy surrounding Canavan disease

UC Davis researchers settle long-standing controversy surrounding Canavan disease

Scientists develop method to generate functioning brain cells that produce myelin

Scientists develop method to generate functioning brain cells that produce myelin

Drug used to control Type II diabetes can help repair spinal cords of mice suffering from inherited disease

Drug used to control Type II diabetes can help repair spinal cords of mice suffering from inherited disease

UC Davis scientists detect novel molecular target for multiple sclerosis

UC Davis scientists detect novel molecular target for multiple sclerosis

New treatment strategy for patients with CMT disease on the horizon

New treatment strategy for patients with CMT disease on the horizon

Researchers transform skin cells directly into oligodendrocyte precursor cells

Researchers transform skin cells directly into oligodendrocyte precursor cells

Researchers discover new technique that directly converts skin cells into functional brain cells

Researchers discover new technique that directly converts skin cells into functional brain cells

Reprogrammed human skin cells highly effective in treating myelin disorders

Reprogrammed human skin cells highly effective in treating myelin disorders

Researchers unlock complex cellular mechanics that instruct glial progenitor cells to divide

Researchers unlock complex cellular mechanics that instruct glial progenitor cells to divide

San Diego Hospice is California's first provider of unique children care program

San Diego Hospice is California's first provider of unique children care program

New technique may help develop novel treatments for brain diseases

New technique may help develop novel treatments for brain diseases

FDA lifts hold, allows Geron to proceed with Phase I clinical trial of GRNOPC1 in spinal cord injury

FDA lifts hold, allows Geron to proceed with Phase I clinical trial of GRNOPC1 in spinal cord injury

Gene therapy may help correct molecular flaws that cause brain disease

Gene therapy may help correct molecular flaws that cause brain disease