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UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Scientists uncover the cause of a rare fatal nerve disease

Scientists uncover the cause of a rare fatal nerve disease

New smartphone app can help detect early signs of eye diseases in children

New smartphone app can help detect early signs of eye diseases in children

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

New insight into cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

New insight into cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Does the brain thin as children grow?

Does the brain thin as children grow?

Thinning of human brain during childhood linked with myelination

Thinning of human brain during childhood linked with myelination

Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells

Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells

Traumatic brain injuries could be healed using peptide hydrogels

Traumatic brain injuries could be healed using peptide hydrogels

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

Researchers reverse stem cell aging process

Researchers reverse stem cell aging process

Oligodendrocytes play key role in determining individual’s resilience to stress

Oligodendrocytes play key role in determining individual’s resilience to stress

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

Neurological charities pump £3 million into digital brain bank to boost MS and Parkinson’s research

Neurological charities pump £3 million into digital brain bank to boost MS and Parkinson’s research

Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought