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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

Study sheds light on how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease

Study sheds light on how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease

Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Research on mysterious gene may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Research on mysterious gene may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease

HSV-1 infection induces strain-specific transcriptional differences in infected neurons

HSV-1 infection induces strain-specific transcriptional differences in infected neurons

Major CIHR grant to help find and tackle the root cause of neurodegenerative disease

Major CIHR grant to help find and tackle the root cause of neurodegenerative disease

Sargramostim drug can also improve memory in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease

Sargramostim drug can also improve memory in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease

New high-throughput system for testing drug candidates to treat brain diseases

New high-throughput system for testing drug candidates to treat brain diseases

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

Study: Type 2 diabetes can increase risk of Parkinson's disease

Study: Type 2 diabetes can increase risk of Parkinson's disease

New research project to explore the impact of urban lighting on health and wellbeing

New research project to explore the impact of urban lighting on health and wellbeing

UTHSC researchers awarded $1.9 million to study white matter mechanisms underlying dementia

UTHSC researchers awarded $1.9 million to study white matter mechanisms underlying dementia

Study demonstrates intricate relationship between Prpf19 and Exoc7 in inherited ataxias

Study demonstrates intricate relationship between Prpf19 and Exoc7 in inherited ataxias

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