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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Latin American and Caribbean research contributions to tackle challenges posed by brain diseases

Research finds associations between COVID-19 and persistent cognitive deficits

Research finds associations between COVID-19 and persistent cognitive deficits

Mount Sinai researchers use cerebral organoids to study frontotemporal dementia

Mount Sinai researchers use cerebral organoids to study frontotemporal dementia

Gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in glaucoma mouse models

Gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in glaucoma mouse models

ATN framework can be extended to detect frontotemporal degeneration

ATN framework can be extended to detect frontotemporal degeneration

How SARS-CoV-2 infects the brain

How SARS-CoV-2 infects the brain

New compounds can provide a breakthrough in the treatment of neurodegenerative pathologies

New compounds can provide a breakthrough in the treatment of neurodegenerative pathologies

Component derived from turmeric essential oil exhibits neuroprotective effects

Component derived from turmeric essential oil exhibits neuroprotective effects

Research identifies key role of CXCL9 cytokine in age-related chronic inflammation

Research identifies key role of CXCL9 cytokine in age-related chronic inflammation

Researchers identify early functional deficiencies in neurons derived from Parkinson's patients

Researchers identify early functional deficiencies in neurons derived from Parkinson's patients

Scientists discover pathway that sheds new light on brain damage-induced cell division

Scientists discover pathway that sheds new light on brain damage-induced cell division

Brain cells snap DNA strands in numerous locations to make memories

Brain cells snap DNA strands in numerous locations to make memories

IU researchers developing noninvasive brain stimulation technique to treat neurological disorders

IU researchers developing noninvasive brain stimulation technique to treat neurological disorders

Tell-tale signs of high stroke risk may appear a decade in advance

Tell-tale signs of high stroke risk may appear a decade in advance

LSL60101 compound improves cognitive deficit in murine models with Alzheimer’s

LSL60101 compound improves cognitive deficit in murine models with Alzheimer’s

Alternative model of Alzheimer's emphasizes different set of mechanisms that lead to neurodegeneration

Alternative model of Alzheimer's emphasizes different set of mechanisms that lead to neurodegeneration

Differences in human and mouse brain cells have implications for research into neurological disorders

Differences in human and mouse brain cells have implications for research into neurological disorders

Research findings on the links between air pollution and neurodegeneration

Research findings on the links between air pollution and neurodegeneration

High levels of protein linked with heart health could protect against Alzheimer's-like brain damage

High levels of protein linked with heart health could protect against Alzheimer's-like brain damage

Investigational Alzheimer's drug reduces molecular markers of the disease

Investigational Alzheimer's drug reduces molecular markers of the disease