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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.
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

Protein that allows Ebola virus to attack cells discovered

Protein that allows Ebola virus to attack cells discovered

Scientists identify cellular protein that plays a critical role in Ebola virus infection

Scientists identify cellular protein that plays a critical role in Ebola virus infection

Scientists identify critical protein responsible for Ebola virus infection

Scientists identify critical protein responsible for Ebola virus infection

Researchers discover NPC1 protein as crucial for Ebola virus to enter host cells

Researchers discover NPC1 protein as crucial for Ebola virus to enter host cells

Neuropathologist receives AAN Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer's disease research

Neuropathologist receives AAN Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer's disease research

AAN honors three researchers with 2011 Potamkin Prize for dementia study

AAN honors three researchers with 2011 Potamkin Prize for dementia study

Scientists update criteria for diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Scientists update criteria for diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

PCA-Rx represents next generation of chelation technology for ASD patients

PCA-Rx represents next generation of chelation technology for ASD patients

Genetic Disorder Tracker introduced by Guidepoint Global

Genetic Disorder Tracker introduced by Guidepoint Global

University of California researchers awarded AAN's 2010 Potamkin Prize

University of California researchers awarded AAN's 2010 Potamkin Prize

Two UCSF scientists selected for Potamkin Prize for their achievements in research on dementias

Two UCSF scientists selected for Potamkin Prize for their achievements in research on dementias

Gladstone MD receives Potamkin Prize for identifying new avenues in Alzheimer's research

Gladstone MD receives Potamkin Prize for identifying new avenues in Alzheimer's research

NYU professor conducts genetic screening at academic campuses in Boston

NYU professor conducts genetic screening at academic campuses in Boston

Gene therapy may help correct molecular flaws that cause brain disease

Gene therapy may help correct molecular flaws that cause brain disease

Brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary: Study

Brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary: Study

Neurodegenerative disorders are the second-leading cause of early-onset dementia, says report

Neurodegenerative disorders are the second-leading cause of early-onset dementia, says report

Identification of cholesterol regulating genes by targeted RNAi-screening

Identification of cholesterol regulating genes by targeted RNAi-screening

New information on molecular biology of KRas protein

New information on molecular biology of KRas protein