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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene

Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene

Study points toward an alternative drug strategy to stall Alzheimer’s neurodegeneration

Study points toward an alternative drug strategy to stall Alzheimer’s neurodegeneration

Study reveals how gut bacteria can impact the course of neurological diseases

Study reveals how gut bacteria can impact the course of neurological diseases

Study focuses on inherited Alzheimer’s up to 25 years before expected dementia onset

Study focuses on inherited Alzheimer’s up to 25 years before expected dementia onset

Green tea shown to increase the defensive capabilities of cells

Green tea shown to increase the defensive capabilities of cells

Clinical drug research for the treatment of CNS and neurological disorders

Clinical drug research for the treatment of CNS and neurological disorders

Severe COVID-19 may result in premature aging in recovered patients

Severe COVID-19 may result in premature aging in recovered patients

Research reveals how disordered protein interaction orchestrates gene expression

Research reveals how disordered protein interaction orchestrates gene expression

Scientists use advanced microscopes to delve deeper into protein degradation process

Scientists use advanced microscopes to delve deeper into protein degradation process

Study provides a new target for therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease

Study provides a new target for therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease

New biomarkers could help determine synaptic damage and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

New biomarkers could help determine synaptic damage and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

Identifying an important protein for motor coordination

International Alzheimer’s trial to evaluate a combination of drugs targeting two brain proteins

International Alzheimer’s trial to evaluate a combination of drugs targeting two brain proteins

MIT researchers identify link between MEF2 gene and cognitive resilience in older individuals

MIT researchers identify link between MEF2 gene and cognitive resilience in older individuals

Specific amino acid supplementation could prevent the development of dementia

Specific amino acid supplementation could prevent the development of dementia

Study reveals key role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Study reveals key role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Yale Cancer Center receives $6.5 million NIH grant for cellular senescence research

Yale Cancer Center receives $6.5 million NIH grant for cellular senescence research

Washington University receives $7.5 million to support NIH's research on senescent cells

Washington University receives $7.5 million to support NIH's research on senescent cells

NIH launches new program to identify and characterize the differences in senescent cells

NIH launches new program to identify and characterize the differences in senescent cells

Research may provide clues to how viral infections contribute to neurodegeneration

Research may provide clues to how viral infections contribute to neurodegeneration