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AbbVie and Voyager Therapeutics collaborate to develop new treatments for tauopathies

AbbVie and Voyager Therapeutics collaborate to develop new treatments for tauopathies

Study describes new protection mechanisms to fight neurodegeneration in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Study describes new protection mechanisms to fight neurodegeneration in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Researchers identify fifteen genes that determine our facial features

Researchers identify fifteen genes that determine our facial features

Researchers uncover how excess calcium may influence development of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers uncover how excess calcium may influence development of Parkinson’s disease

Novel motion capture-like technology for tracking how proteins fold into certain shape

Novel motion capture-like technology for tracking how proteins fold into certain shape

USC scientists uncover cellular mechanism responsible for ALS and frontotemporal dementia

USC scientists uncover cellular mechanism responsible for ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Researchers discover gene network that regulates the motor neuron development in growing embryo

Researchers discover gene network that regulates the motor neuron development in growing embryo

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

The effects of Huntington’s disease can be seen as early as conception, finds new study

The effects of Huntington’s disease can be seen as early as conception, finds new study

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Fast food triggers the immune system making it hyperactive

Fast food triggers the immune system making it hyperactive

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Researchers use novel PET tracer to assess myelin damage in mouse models of MS

Study finds overall pattern of commonality between Huntington's and Parkinson's

Study finds overall pattern of commonality between Huntington's and Parkinson's

Unhealthy diet makes the body's defenses more aggressive in the long term

Unhealthy diet makes the body's defenses more aggressive in the long term

Key synaptic proteins could be targets for early interventions in patients with dementias

Key synaptic proteins could be targets for early interventions in patients with dementias

Researchers develop drug that supports cellular traffic jam theory in ALS/FTD

Researchers develop drug that supports cellular traffic jam theory in ALS/FTD

New understanding of how molecules regulate enzyme could lead to potential cancer targets

New understanding of how molecules regulate enzyme could lead to potential cancer targets

Researchers find more precise, neuroprotective approach to fix MS-damaged nerves

Researchers find more precise, neuroprotective approach to fix MS-damaged nerves

UW study finds how tightly bound protein complexes are broken apart to become inactivated

UW study finds how tightly bound protein complexes are broken apart to become inactivated

FDA-approved drug to treat high blood pressure increases life span in worms

FDA-approved drug to treat high blood pressure increases life span in worms