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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Broad range of therapeutics are being evaluated for Parkinson's disease

Broad range of therapeutics are being evaluated for Parkinson's disease

UVA now supports engineering-to-medicine faculty fellowships

UVA now supports engineering-to-medicine faculty fellowships

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

Journal Of Parkinson's Disease announces recipients of first Parkinson Prize

Journal Of Parkinson's Disease announces recipients of first Parkinson Prize

Amyloid plaques may act as trigger for Alzheimer's disease

Amyloid plaques may act as trigger for Alzheimer's disease

Vesigen Therapeutics to develop and commercialize novel drug-delivery technologies

Vesigen Therapeutics to develop and commercialize novel drug-delivery technologies

Erectile dysfunction drugs lower the accumulation of toxic proteins in zebrafish models

Erectile dysfunction drugs lower the accumulation of toxic proteins in zebrafish models

Scientists identify cellular mechanism that shows promise in treating cancer

Scientists identify cellular mechanism that shows promise in treating cancer

Research suggests a possible new approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Research suggests a possible new approach to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Researchers discover a new class of synapse-saving proteins

Super-agers found to have increased resistance to tau and amyloid proteins

Super-agers found to have increased resistance to tau and amyloid proteins

Apathy not depression offers an important early warning sign of dementia

Apathy not depression offers an important early warning sign of dementia

New study to examine COVID-19's impact on the mental health of older adults

New study to examine COVID-19's impact on the mental health of older adults

Fatty acid can kill human cancer cells, study shows

Fatty acid can kill human cancer cells, study shows

Study of lysosomal function during mitosis reveals new biomarker for chromosomal instability

Study of lysosomal function during mitosis reveals new biomarker for chromosomal instability

Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Study shows how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes Alzheimer's-like neuroinflammation

Study sheds light on selective neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer’s disease

Study sheds light on selective neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists discover osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

Scientists discover osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion

New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion

Remodeling may make neurons more prone to Alzheimer's disease

Remodeling may make neurons more prone to Alzheimer's disease