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Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

H5N1 avian influenza leaves people at increased risk for Parkinson's disease

H5N1 avian influenza leaves people at increased risk for Parkinson's disease

Researchers regenerate axons necessary for voluntary movement

Researchers regenerate axons necessary for voluntary movement

Discovery of master regulator of motor neuron firing

Discovery of master regulator of motor neuron firing

Discovery of new gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Discovery of new gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

Deciphering motor neuron disease

Deciphering motor neuron disease

Researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers isolate gene mutations in patients with inherited amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

New gene associated with Lou Gehrig's disease

A second MND gene mutation in one year signifies rapid research progress

A second MND gene mutation in one year signifies rapid research progress

Scientists make electrically active motor neurons from iPS cells

Scientists make electrically active motor neurons from iPS cells

Researchers generate functional neurons from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells

Researchers generate functional neurons from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells

Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Human stem cells provide a new model for Lou Gehrig's disease

Human stem cells provide a new model for Lou Gehrig's disease

Neural wiring hints at nervous system gene limits

Neural wiring hints at nervous system gene limits

Endo Pharmaceuticals announces research collaborations on novel pain treatments and potential cancer treatments

Endo Pharmaceuticals announces research collaborations on novel pain treatments and potential cancer treatments

Patient-derived induced stem cells retain disease traits

Patient-derived induced stem cells retain disease traits

How mirror neurons allow us to learn and socialize by going through the motions in the head

How mirror neurons allow us to learn and socialize by going through the motions in the head

Neuralstem files IND for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stem cell trial

Neuralstem files IND for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis stem cell trial

Carrier screening for spinal muscular atrophy should be offered to all couples

Carrier screening for spinal muscular atrophy should be offered to all couples

New clues to the roots of epilepsy, autism, schizophrenia

New clues to the roots of epilepsy, autism, schizophrenia