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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Researchers probe deeper into the neuronal mechanisms underlying olfactory dysfunction in Alzheimer’s

Researchers probe deeper into the neuronal mechanisms underlying olfactory dysfunction in Alzheimer’s

In Vivo Probes for Detecting Inflammation Markers in Humans and Animals

In Vivo Probes for Detecting Inflammation Markers in Humans and Animals

Study identifies potential therapeutic target for treatment of Huntington's disease

Study identifies potential therapeutic target for treatment of Huntington's disease

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

New collaborative project to study the complex roles of lipids in health, disease

New collaborative project to study the complex roles of lipids in health, disease

Biodegradable microcapsules loaded with nerve growth factor can guide neuronal development

Biodegradable microcapsules loaded with nerve growth factor can guide neuronal development

Gait variability could help diagnose different types of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Gait variability could help diagnose different types of dementia, Alzheimer's disease

Study addresses multiple challenges of the pathogenesis of Huntington's disease

Study addresses multiple challenges of the pathogenesis of Huntington's disease

Brain protein responsible for causing Alzheimer's disease also plays a protective role

Brain protein responsible for causing Alzheimer's disease also plays a protective role

Assistant professor from University of Tennessee receives $1.9 million for retinal research

Assistant professor from University of Tennessee receives $1.9 million for retinal research

Alzheimer's risk gene can increase COVID-19 susceptibility and severity

Alzheimer's risk gene can increase COVID-19 susceptibility and severity

Sulforaphane prolongs lifespan and healthspan of C. elegans through insulin/IGF-1 signaling

Sulforaphane prolongs lifespan and healthspan of C. elegans through insulin/IGF-1 signaling

Novel quantum sensor offers a new route to early diagnosis, preventive treatment

Novel quantum sensor offers a new route to early diagnosis, preventive treatment

Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

NYU Dentistry researcher receives NIH grant to study mitochondrial permeability transition

NYU Dentistry researcher receives NIH grant to study mitochondrial permeability transition

Salk's NOMIS Center receives $9.5 million to grow and expand in health, immunity research

Salk's NOMIS Center receives $9.5 million to grow and expand in health, immunity research

Early-life-trauma could affect trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and treatment

Early-life-trauma could affect trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and treatment

NEI scientists develop and test a promising gene therapy strategy for rare eye disease

NEI scientists develop and test a promising gene therapy strategy for rare eye disease

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes