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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment

Counteracting premature aging

Counteracting premature aging

Researchers develop set of tools to trace path of proteins linked to Parkinson's disease

Researchers develop set of tools to trace path of proteins linked to Parkinson's disease

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

JAX receives new federal research grant to study mouse models of ALS

Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growth

Study sheds new light on how anti-cancer agent inhibits tumor growth

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

Scientists propose therapeutic strategy to suppress formation of hereditary bony tumors

Scientists propose therapeutic strategy to suppress formation of hereditary bony tumors

New analysis compares emerging algorithms that look for cancer mutations

New analysis compares emerging algorithms that look for cancer mutations

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Scientists shed new light on how tau protein transitions from liquid state to solid tangles

Scientists shed new light on how tau protein transitions from liquid state to solid tangles

Scientists provide detailed view of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer's disease

Scientists provide detailed view of tau protein structures found in Alzheimer's disease

Dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to loss of synapses in Alzheimer's disease

Dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to loss of synapses in Alzheimer's disease

Study examines how sex alters time-course of inflammation in the brain after TBI

Study examines how sex alters time-course of inflammation in the brain after TBI

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Cognitive tests can detect early Alzheimer's in people without symptoms, study suggests

Cognitive tests can detect early Alzheimer's in people without symptoms, study suggests

Chronic sleep deprivation increases risk of neurological disorders

Chronic sleep deprivation increases risk of neurological disorders

Researchers discover how tau disrupts functioning of nerve cells even before forming tangles

Researchers discover how tau disrupts functioning of nerve cells even before forming tangles