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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

Experimental ALS drug shows potential to prolong patient survival

Experimental ALS drug shows potential to prolong patient survival

New discovery of an interaction between sensory neurons and immune cells

New discovery of an interaction between sensory neurons and immune cells

Study implicates new gene as driver of motor neuron diseases

Study implicates new gene as driver of motor neuron diseases

New x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits

New x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits

Investigational drug may reduce protein buildup and neurological decline linked to ALS, FTD

Investigational drug may reduce protein buildup and neurological decline linked to ALS, FTD

Misfiring brain cells may create swallowing difficulties in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Misfiring brain cells may create swallowing difficulties in children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Scientists find promising drug candidates for treatment of motor neurone disease

Scientists find promising drug candidates for treatment of motor neurone disease