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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
NYU Dentistry researcher receives NIH grant to study mitochondrial permeability transition

NYU Dentistry researcher receives NIH grant to study mitochondrial permeability transition

Salk's NOMIS Center receives $9.5 million to grow and expand in health, immunity research

Salk's NOMIS Center receives $9.5 million to grow and expand in health, immunity research

Early-life-trauma could affect trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and treatment

Early-life-trauma could affect trajectory of multiple sclerosis development and treatment

NEI scientists develop and test a promising gene therapy strategy for rare eye disease

NEI scientists develop and test a promising gene therapy strategy for rare eye disease

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes

Researchers find microbiome-controlled anti-inflammatory subsets of astrocytes

International consortium investigates specific cell signaling process across range of human diseases

International consortium investigates specific cell signaling process across range of human diseases

Researchers measure brain volume differences in HIV-infected individuals

Researchers measure brain volume differences in HIV-infected individuals

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Rotten egg gas may help protect aging brain cells from Alzheimer’s disease

Rotten egg gas may help protect aging brain cells from Alzheimer’s disease

New insights into ferroptosis resistance of cancer cells

New insights into ferroptosis resistance of cancer cells

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

Routine eye imaging may provide clues to cognitive disorders in older people with type 1 diabetes

Routine eye imaging may provide clues to cognitive disorders in older people with type 1 diabetes

Researchers use fruit fly model to understand COVID-19-related neurological complications

Researchers use fruit fly model to understand COVID-19-related neurological complications

Trinity team uncovers mutations linked with early onset dementia

Trinity team uncovers mutations linked with early onset dementia

Measuring a tau fragment in plasma can help predict future cognitive decline in elderly people

Measuring a tau fragment in plasma can help predict future cognitive decline in elderly people

Mice study identifies action mechanism of a promising drug against Alzheimer's disease

Mice study identifies action mechanism of a promising drug against Alzheimer's disease

Reductive stress promotes protein aggregation in neuroblastoma cells, impairs neurogenesis

Reductive stress promotes protein aggregation in neuroblastoma cells, impairs neurogenesis

Rice biochemist discovers hidden structure in essential metabolic machinery

Rice biochemist discovers hidden structure in essential metabolic machinery

Study provides new insights into an untreatable form of childhood-onset dementia

Study provides new insights into an untreatable form of childhood-onset dementia