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Pioneering technique reveals structure of Parkinson's disease protein in action

Pioneering technique reveals structure of Parkinson's disease protein in action

Poor neuronal connectivity between two brain regions may be predictive of Alzheimer's risk

Poor neuronal connectivity between two brain regions may be predictive of Alzheimer's risk

New compound prevents amyloid formation to fight Alzheimer’s disease

New compound prevents amyloid formation to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Parkinson's Foundation announces first-ever Physical Therapy Faculty Award

Parkinson's Foundation announces first-ever Physical Therapy Faculty Award

Scientists uncover genetic information of what keeps us healthy

Scientists uncover genetic information of what keeps us healthy

Reelin can reverse the main pathological processes associated with Alzheimer's, other tauopathies

Reelin can reverse the main pathological processes associated with Alzheimer's, other tauopathies

Study identifies molecular 'bridge' between ALS-causing genes

Study identifies molecular 'bridge' between ALS-causing genes

Discovery could lead to new treatments for hypertension, dementia

Discovery could lead to new treatments for hypertension, dementia

Mohamad Khazaei receives SCTM’s Young Investigator Award

Mohamad Khazaei receives SCTM’s Young Investigator Award

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Research project leverages big data to close the gap on cognitive decline and healthy aging

Research project leverages big data to close the gap on cognitive decline and healthy aging

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

A physically and mentally active lifestyle can slow familial frontotemporal dementia

New molecular mechanism can reverse genetic defect responsible for Friedreich's ataxia

New molecular mechanism can reverse genetic defect responsible for Friedreich's ataxia

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle shown to reduce the risk of dementia

Exercise and a healthy lifestyle shown to reduce the risk of dementia

Study shows cardiorespiratory exercise is good for the brain's gray matter

Study shows cardiorespiratory exercise is good for the brain's gray matter

Researchers locate brain biomarkers for detecting Alzheimer's disease

Researchers locate brain biomarkers for detecting Alzheimer's disease

Suppressing MSUT2 gene may protect people from Alzheimer’s disease

Suppressing MSUT2 gene may protect people from Alzheimer’s disease

Weekly exercise regimen improves motor and non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

Weekly exercise regimen improves motor and non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

Cancer drug shows promise in battling Parkinson’s disease

Cancer drug shows promise in battling Parkinson’s disease

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7