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Prion strain diversity may be greater than previously thought

Prion strain diversity may be greater than previously thought

Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation

Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation

Chronic sleep disruption in early adult life accelerates AD-related tau pathology

Chronic sleep disruption in early adult life accelerates AD-related tau pathology

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop fibrin-targeting immunotherapy to protect against neurodegeneration

Researchers develop fibrin-targeting immunotherapy to protect against neurodegeneration

Vast majority of dementia cases may arise from spontaneous genetic errors

Vast majority of dementia cases may arise from spontaneous genetic errors

'Eye scan' shows promise to diagnose central nervous system disorders

'Eye scan' shows promise to diagnose central nervous system disorders

'Digital brain' recreates protein trafficking in the brain

'Digital brain' recreates protein trafficking in the brain

Insulin-binding protein in fruit flies could help tackle disease-carrying mosquitos

Insulin-binding protein in fruit flies could help tackle disease-carrying mosquitos

Columbia scientist and collaborators receive $11.3 million to find new targets against brain disease

Columbia scientist and collaborators receive $11.3 million to find new targets against brain disease

Research team awarded $3.6 million to assess safety of genome editing

Research team awarded $3.6 million to assess safety of genome editing

Researchers discover previously unknown function of key component in the immune system

Researchers discover previously unknown function of key component in the immune system

Researchers decode regulatory impact on neuronal survival of small non-coding RNA molecule

Researchers decode regulatory impact on neuronal survival of small non-coding RNA molecule

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Vegetable hormone helps reverse brain alterations caused by high-fat diets, obesity

Aggressive breast cancer hijacks normal protective physiological process to survive

Aggressive breast cancer hijacks normal protective physiological process to survive

Study finds disease-causing mutation in French-Canadians

Study finds disease-causing mutation in French-Canadians

Alzheimer’s disease researchers makes significant breakthroughs

Alzheimer’s disease researchers makes significant breakthroughs

Study reveals structure of potential drug target in neurological conditions

Study reveals structure of potential drug target in neurological conditions

New model enables anyone to run powerful simulations, complex calculations easily

New model enables anyone to run powerful simulations, complex calculations easily

DFG establishes nine new Research Units

DFG establishes nine new Research Units