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Personality trait neuroticism associated with higher risk of Parkinson's disease

Personality trait neuroticism associated with higher risk of Parkinson's disease

UCSB professor receives 2021 Potamkin Prize for major contributions to Alzheimer’s research

UCSB professor receives 2021 Potamkin Prize for major contributions to Alzheimer’s research

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

New consortium aims to accelerate development of stem cell-based therapies for Huntington’s disease

New consortium aims to accelerate development of stem cell-based therapies for Huntington’s disease

Study shows intricate association of aluminum in the neuropathology of familial Alzheimer's disease

Study shows intricate association of aluminum in the neuropathology of familial Alzheimer's disease

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

Researchers uncover the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy

Powerful algorithms can 'predict' the biological language of cancer and Alzheimer's

Powerful algorithms can 'predict' the biological language of cancer and Alzheimer's

Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer share the same pathway, shows study

Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer share the same pathway, shows study

USF wins $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia

USF wins $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Researchers evaluate new drug for spinal muscular atrophy in a broader spectrum of patients

Study uncovers novel mechanism in rare mutation associated with Alzheimer's

Study uncovers novel mechanism in rare mutation associated with Alzheimer's

Signal detection theory can be used to better understand cognitive fatigue

Signal detection theory can be used to better understand cognitive fatigue

Novel technology may reveal the brain's mysteries

Novel technology may reveal the brain's mysteries

Genetic engineering strategy dramatically reduces tau levels in Alzheimer's animal model

Genetic engineering strategy dramatically reduces tau levels in Alzheimer's animal model

Researchers describe a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease

Researchers describe a new approach to treating Parkinson's disease

Newly discovered cellular stress enzyme may be a target for neurodegenerative disease treatments

Newly discovered cellular stress enzyme may be a target for neurodegenerative disease treatments

First complete atlas of how mutations affect the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

First complete atlas of how mutations affect the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

Scientists identify new compound that reverses ALS neuron damage

AI-assisted video analysis can help doctors to diagnose Parkinson’s disease at an early stage

AI-assisted video analysis can help doctors to diagnose Parkinson’s disease at an early stage