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Study: HDAC1 enzyme modifies molecular motor that drives neuron death

Study: HDAC1 enzyme modifies molecular motor that drives neuron death

Newer version of ALS drug may effectively treat inherited form of the disease

Newer version of ALS drug may effectively treat inherited form of the disease

Study findings highlight importance of early detection of SMA through newborn screening

Study findings highlight importance of early detection of SMA through newborn screening

UC Riverside researcher receives grants to advance cancer, ALS research

UC Riverside researcher receives grants to advance cancer, ALS research

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Researchers transplant lab-grown neural cells in mice with spinal injuries to improve breathing

Researchers work together to solve mystery of motor neuron death in ALS patients

Researchers work together to solve mystery of motor neuron death in ALS patients

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Old drug offers new hope for treatment of MND

Old drug offers new hope for treatment of MND

UCLA biologists transfer memory by injecting RNA from one marine snail to another

UCLA biologists transfer memory by injecting RNA from one marine snail to another

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Study reveals how interneurons emerge and diversify in the brain

Study reveals how interneurons emerge and diversify in the brain

Specific immune cells may help slow progression of ALS, research shows

Specific immune cells may help slow progression of ALS, research shows

Clinical trial to test efficacy of stem cell transplants in stopping ALS muscle deterioration

Clinical trial to test efficacy of stem cell transplants in stopping ALS muscle deterioration

Researchers uncover link between Parkinson’s disease mutations and plaque formation in the brain

Researchers uncover link between Parkinson’s disease mutations and plaque formation in the brain

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

Study sheds light on neuronal responses in ALS

Study sheds light on neuronal responses in ALS

Study finds novel therapeutic strategy that preserves neuromuscular synapses in ALS mouse model

Study finds novel therapeutic strategy that preserves neuromuscular synapses in ALS mouse model

HDAC6 inhibition could be promising therapeutic approach for peripheral neuropathies

HDAC6 inhibition could be promising therapeutic approach for peripheral neuropathies