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Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Significant Rett syndrome discovery

Drug sodium phenylbutyrate could improve the memory of those with Alzheimer's disease

Drug sodium phenylbutyrate could improve the memory of those with Alzheimer's disease

New nationwide Alzheimer's study underway

New nationwide Alzheimer's study underway

Link found between genetic and environmental causes of Parkinson's disease

Link found between genetic and environmental causes of Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify compound that frees trapped cholesterol

Researchers identify compound that frees trapped cholesterol

New understanding of genetic signature associated with Alzheimer's disease

New understanding of genetic signature associated with Alzheimer's disease

Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve

Magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging predicts effects of multiple sclerosis flare-ups on optic nerve

Trans-splicing therapy for spinal muscular atrophy closer to clinical use

Trans-splicing therapy for spinal muscular atrophy closer to clinical use

MRI scans can predict effects of multiple sclerosis 'flare-ups' on optic nerve

MRI scans can predict effects of multiple sclerosis 'flare-ups' on optic nerve

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder

Mouse model of prion disease mimics diverse symptoms of human disorder

Discovery of key contributor to Alzheimer's disease process

Discovery of key contributor to Alzheimer's disease process

First drug for Huntington's disease approved for use in the U.S.

First drug for Huntington's disease approved for use in the U.S.

FDA approves tetrabenazine for Huntington's disease

FDA approves tetrabenazine for Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease brain damage linked to overactive immune response in the bloodstream

Huntington's disease brain damage linked to overactive immune response in the bloodstream

Discovery of second genetic risk factor for developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Discovery of second genetic risk factor for developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Polyphenolics derived from red grapes  may help treat Alzheimer's disease

Polyphenolics derived from red grapes may help treat Alzheimer's disease

RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease

RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease

Yerkes researchers develop first transgenic nonhuman primate model of Huntington's disease

Yerkes researchers develop first transgenic nonhuman primate model of Huntington's disease

RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease

RNA toxicity contributes to neurodegenerative disease

Paradoxical Alzheimer's finding may provide better understanding of memory loss

Paradoxical Alzheimer's finding may provide better understanding of memory loss