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Four-part small-molecule cocktail can prevent cellular stress

Four-part small-molecule cocktail can prevent cellular stress

New miniaturized model of neuromuscular junction formation provides insight into ALS

New miniaturized model of neuromuscular junction formation provides insight into ALS

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

Researchers identify nonelectrical cells that transition the brain from plasticity to stability

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Introducing a neuro regenerative gene into mice with spinal cord injury improves motor function

Introducing a neuro regenerative gene into mice with spinal cord injury improves motor function

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

Researchers identify the trigger of key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers identify the trigger of key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

£1.6 million grant awarded to advance development of MND drug candidate

After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

After a decade of lobbying, ALS patients gain faster access to disability payments

Researchers identify link between ALS and accumulation of DNA-RNA hybrids in the genome

Researchers identify link between ALS and accumulation of DNA-RNA hybrids in the genome

Researchers develop improved process for large-scale electron microscopy to visualize small structures

Researchers develop improved process for large-scale electron microscopy to visualize small structures

New approach to tame botulinum toxin for drug delivery

New approach to tame botulinum toxin for drug delivery

A map of brainstem circuitry reveals which neurons control fine motor skills

A map of brainstem circuitry reveals which neurons control fine motor skills

Study sheds new light on reflexive behaviors

Study sheds new light on reflexive behaviors

Antiepileptic drug reduces early signs of clinical dysfunction in people with ALS

Antiepileptic drug reduces early signs of clinical dysfunction in people with ALS

Researchers describe cellular mediator that makes muscle adaptation to exercise possible

Researchers describe cellular mediator that makes muscle adaptation to exercise possible

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy