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Pick's disease is named after Arnold Pick, a professor of psychiatry from the University of Prague who first discovered and described the disease in 1892 by examining the brain tissue of several deceased patients with histories of dementia.
Sorting protein in neurons protects against neurodegenerative disorders

Sorting protein in neurons protects against neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting multiple proteins may be key to treat neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting multiple proteins may be key to treat neurodegenerative disorders

Gene therapy may be effective method for treating Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Gene therapy may be effective method for treating Niemann-Pick disease, type C1

Newborn screen for Niemann-Pick disease type C ready for piloting

Newborn screen for Niemann-Pick disease type C ready for piloting

Simple test for measuring bile acids in biological fluids can help diagnose severe fat storage disorder

Simple test for measuring bile acids in biological fluids can help diagnose severe fat storage disorder

New method could help scientists better predict disease-causing mutations in people's genes

New method could help scientists better predict disease-causing mutations in people's genes

Mutation that increases sphingolipid levels can lead to neurodegeneration

Mutation that increases sphingolipid levels can lead to neurodegeneration

Vtesse reports preliminary results from VTS-270 Phase 1 trial for treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

Vtesse reports preliminary results from VTS-270 Phase 1 trial for treatment of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

Scientists identify molecular 'lock' that enables Ebola virus to gain entry to cells

Scientists identify molecular 'lock' that enables Ebola virus to gain entry to cells

TSRI study examines body’s own response against chronic protein misfolding

TSRI study examines body’s own response against chronic protein misfolding

Cholesterol plays vital role in cell mobility and tissue invasion

Cholesterol plays vital role in cell mobility and tissue invasion

Clinical trial to evaluate cyclodextrin against Niemann-Pick disease type C1

Clinical trial to evaluate cyclodextrin against Niemann-Pick disease type C1

Jan. issue of Behavioural Neurology features papers on aphasia and hemispatial neglect

Jan. issue of Behavioural Neurology features papers on aphasia and hemispatial neglect

TauRx initiates LMTX Phase 3 trial in Pick's Disease

TauRx initiates LMTX Phase 3 trial in Pick's Disease

Study reveals technique that allows scientists to watch lipid metabolism in live zebrafish

Study reveals technique that allows scientists to watch lipid metabolism in live zebrafish

Rare form of dementia eats away at personality and language

Rare form of dementia eats away at personality and language

Potential new way to treat rare inherited metabolic disorders

Potential new way to treat rare inherited metabolic disorders

AAN to honor Tokyo neurologist with Potamkin Prize for AD research

AAN to honor Tokyo neurologist with Potamkin Prize for AD research

PerkinElmer Genetics launches new Lysosomal Storage Disorder panel

PerkinElmer Genetics launches new Lysosomal Storage Disorder panel

Families help identify new gene for motor neuron disease

Families help identify new gene for motor neuron disease