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Study: Different strains of same protein may contribute to different Parkinson's-related brain disorders

Study: Different strains of same protein may contribute to different Parkinson's-related brain disorders

Scientists discover how protein molecules regulate formation of myelin sheaths

Scientists discover how protein molecules regulate formation of myelin sheaths

Study identifies molecule that may be critical to repair of white matter

Study identifies molecule that may be critical to repair of white matter

Novel disease model for ALS and MS can be used to develop new immunotherapies

Novel disease model for ALS and MS can be used to develop new immunotherapies

Choline intake during pregnancy increases brain grey and white matter in young pigs

Choline intake during pregnancy increases brain grey and white matter in young pigs

Study elucidates underlying cause of brain injury in stroke

Study elucidates underlying cause of brain injury in stroke

Researchers identify B immune cells that promote axon myelination in developing neurons

Researchers identify B immune cells that promote axon myelination in developing neurons

Early microstructural changes can help predict long-term recovery from spinal cord injury

Early microstructural changes can help predict long-term recovery from spinal cord injury

Surprise discovery may lead potential treatment for multiple sclerosis

Surprise discovery may lead potential treatment for multiple sclerosis

Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuries

Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuries

Young men recovering from flu have increased risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome

Young men recovering from flu have increased risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome

Researchers successfully graft human neural stem cells into monkeys with spinal cord injuries

Researchers successfully graft human neural stem cells into monkeys with spinal cord injuries

TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibers

TUM scientists observe formation of myelin sheaths around nerve fibers

Scientists suggest new strategy to inhibit untreatable, deadly nerve sheath tumors

Scientists suggest new strategy to inhibit untreatable, deadly nerve sheath tumors

Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in mice

Experimental molecular therapy restores insulation on peripheral nerves in mice

Popular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica

Popular allergy drug may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica

Computer modeling and simulation may help characterize injury from blasts on a battlefield

Computer modeling and simulation may help characterize injury from blasts on a battlefield

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

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS