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Deep sleep has restorative power to clear waste from the brain

Deep sleep has restorative power to clear waste from the brain

Researchers receive $460,000 NIH grant for brain imaging study

Researchers receive $460,000 NIH grant for brain imaging study

New cellular pathway limits growth and spread of brain tumors

New cellular pathway limits growth and spread of brain tumors

Researchers identify link between ALS and accumulation of DNA-RNA hybrids in the genome

Researchers identify link between ALS and accumulation of DNA-RNA hybrids in the genome

Rotten egg gas may help protect aging brain cells from Alzheimer’s disease

Rotten egg gas may help protect aging brain cells from Alzheimer’s disease

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

Huntington’s disease mutant gene affects brain and body growth in childhood

New clue to protect neurons and encourage their growth found

New clue to protect neurons and encourage their growth found

Researchers develop first biohybrid artificial retina with silk fibroin and retinal cells

Researchers develop first biohybrid artificial retina with silk fibroin and retinal cells

Study reveals new biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study reveals new biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Novel ALS study effectively visualizes neuroinflammation

Novel ALS study effectively visualizes neuroinflammation

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