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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Self-destructive mitochondria may set the stage for neurodegeneration in ALS

Self-destructive mitochondria may set the stage for neurodegeneration in ALS

Study unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor

Study unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor

Could improving the brain’s waste disposal system help prevent Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?

Could improving the brain’s waste disposal system help prevent Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?

Newly identified gene variant may offer potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Newly identified gene variant may offer potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers make major breakthrough in cell signalling

Researchers make major breakthrough in cell signalling

Key gene mutated in familial Alzheimer's regulates differentiation of neurons

Key gene mutated in familial Alzheimer's regulates differentiation of neurons

NEOMED professor receives DOD grant to explore if exercise proves to be neuroprotective

NEOMED professor receives DOD grant to explore if exercise proves to be neuroprotective

Researchers receive $9.7 million NIH grant to study TBI and neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers receive $9.7 million NIH grant to study TBI and neurodegenerative diseases

Novel agent reduces buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's animal models

Novel agent reduces buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's animal models

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Researchers analyze neurodegeneration linked to FXTAS by measuring motor behavior

Brain's neural activity plays a role in human aging, life span

Brain's neural activity plays a role in human aging, life span

How dementia spreads: new study says it’s through neural networks

How dementia spreads: new study says it’s through neural networks

Dementia spreads via synaptic connections between brain networks

Dementia spreads via synaptic connections between brain networks

Suppressing brain immune cells might prevent or delay the onset of dementia

Suppressing brain immune cells might prevent or delay the onset of dementia

Study reveals link between alterations in RNA splicing and Alzheimer's disease

Study reveals link between alterations in RNA splicing and Alzheimer's disease

UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

Experts call for public health campaign aimed at promoting 'brain-healthy lifestyle'

Experts call for public health campaign aimed at promoting 'brain-healthy lifestyle'

Quanterix announces recipients of annual Accelerator Grant Program

Quanterix announces recipients of annual Accelerator Grant Program

Multiple sclerosis genomic map implicates immune cells in disease susceptibility

Multiple sclerosis genomic map implicates immune cells in disease susceptibility