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Study reveals a gene responsible for anthraquinone synthesis in plants

Study reveals a gene responsible for anthraquinone synthesis in plants

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy

Cerebrospinal fluid may play underappreciated role in both good health and response to injury

Cerebrospinal fluid may play underappreciated role in both good health and response to injury

Researchers identify CLCN6 as disease gene for severe lysosomal neurodegenerative disorder

Researchers identify CLCN6 as disease gene for severe lysosomal neurodegenerative disorder

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

Research on genetic heart disease uncovers new mechanism for heart failure

Machine-learning based analysis of mitochondria interaction networks to advance PD diagnosis

Machine-learning based analysis of mitochondria interaction networks to advance PD diagnosis

Study: Optogenetic stimulation of circuit improves symptomatology of Huntington's disease

Study: Optogenetic stimulation of circuit improves symptomatology of Huntington's disease

Research projects receive BTCA grants to develop novel drugs for various diseases

Research projects receive BTCA grants to develop novel drugs for various diseases

Scientists identify new therapeutic targets for SARS-CoV-2

Scientists identify new therapeutic targets for SARS-CoV-2

Researchers generate a transcriptomic map of the COVID brain

Researchers generate a transcriptomic map of the COVID brain

Virginia Tech doctoral candidate wins NIH award to fuse immunology and neuroscience research

Virginia Tech doctoral candidate wins NIH award to fuse immunology and neuroscience research

New vaccine targeting toxic Aβ may offer clinical benefit in treating Alzheimer's disease

New vaccine targeting toxic Aβ may offer clinical benefit in treating Alzheimer's disease

Experimental ALS drug shows potential to prolong patient survival

Experimental ALS drug shows potential to prolong patient survival

New computer program detects neurodegeneration biomarkers through magnetic resonance imaging

New computer program detects neurodegeneration biomarkers through magnetic resonance imaging

Why do we need sleep?

Why do we need sleep?

New, rare genetic form of dementia discovered

New, rare genetic form of dementia discovered

New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

New study links 160 genes to brain shrinkage

Biomarker for earlier diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases detected in the eye

Biomarker for earlier diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases detected in the eye

Astrocytes are essential for blood-brain barrier health, shows study

Astrocytes are essential for blood-brain barrier health, shows study

Molecular imaging probe reveals Alzheimer's-related γ-secretase in rodents, macaques

Molecular imaging probe reveals Alzheimer's-related γ-secretase in rodents, macaques