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Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment

Brain scans reveal lower serotonin transporters in people with mild cognitive impairment

Small clinical trial shows promise for treating rare neurodegenerative disease

Small clinical trial shows promise for treating rare neurodegenerative disease

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Researchers develop set of tools to trace path of proteins linked to Parkinson's disease

Researchers develop set of tools to trace path of proteins linked to Parkinson's disease

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) among former American football players: Study

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) among former American football players: Study

Established therapeutic drugs may be effective against childhood dementia

Established therapeutic drugs may be effective against childhood dementia

Researchers find increased bacterial populations in Alzheimer's brains

Researchers find increased bacterial populations in Alzheimer's brains

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

Research provides insight into role of APP gene variant in Alzheimer’s disease

Research provides insight into role of APP gene variant in Alzheimer’s disease

Neurofilaments can help in ALS diagnosis

Neurofilaments can help in ALS diagnosis

Viral vectors for gene transfer can travel to distant areas in the brain, study shows

Viral vectors for gene transfer can travel to distant areas in the brain, study shows

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

USC scientists illuminate impact of early brain-clogging plaques on Alzheimer's disease

USC scientists illuminate impact of early brain-clogging plaques on Alzheimer's disease

Pyk2 deficits contribute to memory problems in Huntington’s disease mouse model

Pyk2 deficits contribute to memory problems in Huntington’s disease mouse model

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

New protocol offers faster and more effective way to obtain astrocytes from stem cells

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain