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Researchers create first mouse model carrying a disease-associated mitochondrial mutation

Researchers create first mouse model carrying a disease-associated mitochondrial mutation

Microscopy technique enables visualization of unseen nanostructures within cells and tissues

Microscopy technique enables visualization of unseen nanostructures within cells and tissues

EPFL scientists uncover key mechanisms underlying the formation of protein tangles in the brain

EPFL scientists uncover key mechanisms underlying the formation of protein tangles in the brain

Penn State receives $1.6 million grant to study the link between COVID-19 and cognitive decline

Penn State receives $1.6 million grant to study the link between COVID-19 and cognitive decline

UC Davis research reveals a novel role for how tau functions in healthy nerve cells

UC Davis research reveals a novel role for how tau functions in healthy nerve cells

Surprising culprit contributes significantly to the brain destruction after stroke or TBI

Surprising culprit contributes significantly to the brain destruction after stroke or TBI

Discovery of a group of latent stem cells could offer a new approach to treat brain and spinal cord injuries

Discovery of a group of latent stem cells could offer a new approach to treat brain and spinal cord injuries

UC San Diego receives $1.3 million grant to understand the role of misfolded tau proteins in dementia

UC San Diego receives $1.3 million grant to understand the role of misfolded tau proteins in dementia

Genetic variant associated with Alzheimer's disease plays a role in protecting against glaucoma

Genetic variant associated with Alzheimer's disease plays a role in protecting against glaucoma

Novel peptide helps prevent seizures, protects neurons in research models of both Alzheimer's and epilepsy

Novel peptide helps prevent seizures, protects neurons in research models of both Alzheimer's and epilepsy

Men exposed to industrial air pollution exhibit sperm mitochondrial DNA deletions

Men exposed to industrial air pollution exhibit sperm mitochondrial DNA deletions

Gait analysis in animals: Treadmill versus non treadmill system

Gait analysis in animals: Treadmill versus non treadmill system

Light-activated proteins can help normalize dysfunction within cells, study shows

Light-activated proteins can help normalize dysfunction within cells, study shows

VR balance training is highly effective in improving balance ability of patients with Parkinson's disease

VR balance training is highly effective in improving balance ability of patients with Parkinson's disease

The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes seven researchers for contributions to the field of dementia science

The Alzheimer’s Association recognizes seven researchers for contributions to the field of dementia science

Experts release appropriate use recommendations for Alzheimer’s disease blood biomarkers

Experts release appropriate use recommendations for Alzheimer’s disease blood biomarkers

Specific area of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein found to be a promising target for pan-coronavirus vaccine

Specific area of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein found to be a promising target for pan-coronavirus vaccine

New AI technology may aid in the discovery of therapeutic agents for neurodegenerative disorders

New AI technology may aid in the discovery of therapeutic agents for neurodegenerative disorders

Research reveals molecular clues associated with traumatic brain injury

Research reveals molecular clues associated with traumatic brain injury

UTHSC investigators secure $2.16 million to test a new way to combat neurodegenerative disorders

UTHSC investigators secure $2.16 million to test a new way to combat neurodegenerative disorders