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A new treatment option for activating cellular defenses against neurodegenerative disease

A new treatment option for activating cellular defenses against neurodegenerative disease

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers test existing anti-inflammatory drug in COVID-19 patients

Researchers test existing anti-inflammatory drug in COVID-19 patients

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify a new risk factor for multiple neurodegenerative diseases

New brain cell models created to evaluate therapies for Sanfilippo C syndrome

New brain cell models created to evaluate therapies for Sanfilippo C syndrome

CRISPR helps identify new protein potentially involved in Alzheimer’s disease

CRISPR helps identify new protein potentially involved in Alzheimer’s disease

Experts identify new protein that leads to Alzheimer’s disease

Experts identify new protein that leads to Alzheimer’s disease

Mutated ATP1B gene a risk factor for Parkinson’s

Mutated ATP1B gene a risk factor for Parkinson’s

UTSW researchers uncover shape of key protein involved in muscle contraction

UTSW researchers uncover shape of key protein involved in muscle contraction

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Improper cellular cleanup during neurodevelopment may cause lifelong behavioral issues

Pittsburgh professor receives CAREER award to improve clinical applications of brain-computer interfaces

Pittsburgh professor receives CAREER award to improve clinical applications of brain-computer interfaces

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Organ-Chips provide human-relevant insights into diseases and toxicity mechanisms

Organ-Chips provide human-relevant insights into diseases and toxicity mechanisms

High-speed microscope records the passage of millisecond electrical pulses through neurons

High-speed microscope records the passage of millisecond electrical pulses through neurons

Viewpoint: Could infectious pathogens play a role in Alzheimer's disease?

Viewpoint: Could infectious pathogens play a role in Alzheimer's disease?

Researchers develop new kind of CRISPR screen technology to target RNA

Researchers develop new kind of CRISPR screen technology to target RNA

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

BIN1 deficit leads to impaired spatial learning and memory

BIN1 deficit leads to impaired spatial learning and memory

Exploring the biological link between reactivated HSV and neurological disease

Exploring the biological link between reactivated HSV and neurological disease

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration