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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Penn researchers functionally dissect gene variant linked to FTLD

Penn researchers functionally dissect gene variant linked to FTLD

Researchers find gaps in knowledge about causes of symptoms in dementia patients

Researchers find gaps in knowledge about causes of symptoms in dementia patients

Human minibrains expose psychedelic drug effects, study reveals

Human minibrains expose psychedelic drug effects, study reveals

Alzheimer's gene can protect against and promote neurological damage

Alzheimer's gene can protect against and promote neurological damage

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Researchers propose LSD1 protein as central player in Alzheimer's and FTD

Study unveils neuronal effects of psychedelics using cerebral organoids

Study unveils neuronal effects of psychedelics using cerebral organoids

Study provides insights into non-oncogenic addictions of tumors

Study provides insights into non-oncogenic addictions of tumors

Gene therapy effectively stabilizes progression of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, trial reveals

Gene therapy effectively stabilizes progression of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, trial reveals

Study on cell stress response may hold promise for treating inflammation-related disorders

Study on cell stress response may hold promise for treating inflammation-related disorders

Scientists awarded $1.3 million grant to study relationship between traumatic brain injury and dementia

Scientists awarded $1.3 million grant to study relationship between traumatic brain injury and dementia

New non-invasive biomarker detects Alzheimer's disease before occurrence of first symptoms

New non-invasive biomarker detects Alzheimer's disease before occurrence of first symptoms

Impairing critical partnership between brain cells can lead to Alzheimer's disease

Impairing critical partnership between brain cells can lead to Alzheimer's disease

FAU neuroscientist develops innovative program to prevent dementia

FAU neuroscientist develops innovative program to prevent dementia

Study uses new approach to model brain connections for understanding Parkinson's disease

Study uses new approach to model brain connections for understanding Parkinson's disease

SBP researcher awarded $10.8 million grant to pursue development of new drug for substance abuse

SBP researcher awarded $10.8 million grant to pursue development of new drug for substance abuse

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

Study identifies novel molecular interactions that explain cognitive defects in Parkinson's disease

New discovery about high-risk Alzheimer’s gene suggests potential therapeutic target

New discovery about high-risk Alzheimer’s gene suggests potential therapeutic target

Researchers find unique genetic mutation in 74-year-old man with Parkinson's disease

Researchers find unique genetic mutation in 74-year-old man with Parkinson's disease

SBP scientist receives DoD award to identify new and efficacious treatments for pancreatic cancer

SBP scientist receives DoD award to identify new and efficacious treatments for pancreatic cancer