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Gene therapy delivered into the brain may be safe, effective in treating rare neurological disorder

Gene therapy delivered into the brain may be safe, effective in treating rare neurological disorder

Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer’s drug

Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer’s drug

Detailed performance evaluation of the uEXPLORER total-body PET/CT scanner

Detailed performance evaluation of the uEXPLORER total-body PET/CT scanner

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

New PET imaging method tracks immunotherapeutic efficacy in mouse models

New PET imaging method tracks immunotherapeutic efficacy in mouse models

APOE ɛ4 carriers with midlife depressive symptoms may be at higher risk of tau accumulation

APOE ɛ4 carriers with midlife depressive symptoms may be at higher risk of tau accumulation

Positron emission tomography can accurately measure effects of COVID-19 on the brain

Positron emission tomography can accurately measure effects of COVID-19 on the brain

Using PET-CT scans to track the elimination of radiolabeled plastic particles in mice

Using PET-CT scans to track the elimination of radiolabeled plastic particles in mice

PET radiotracer can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis

PET radiotracer can noninvasively identify and monitor pulmonary fibrosis

FDA grants accelerated approval for first-of-its-kind Alzheimer's treatment

FDA grants accelerated approval for first-of-its-kind Alzheimer's treatment

University of Freiburg professor  honored for groundbreaking results on the brain’s immune system

University of Freiburg professor honored for groundbreaking results on the brain’s immune system

Moderate alcohol intake may be heart protective by reducing stress-related brain signals

Moderate alcohol intake may be heart protective by reducing stress-related brain signals

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

$3.5 million grant awarded to address the underrepresentation of Black adults in Alzheimer's research

$3.5 million grant awarded to address the underrepresentation of Black adults in Alzheimer's research

Researchers provide a promising new way to elucidate the brain's health

Researchers provide a promising new way to elucidate the brain's health

Researchers assess the theoretical impact of biomarker framework on dementia prediction

Researchers assess the theoretical impact of biomarker framework on dementia prediction

Researchers develop computer model to predict the impact of individual receptors on brain activity

Researchers develop computer model to predict the impact of individual receptors on brain activity

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers discover a novel marker of adult human neural stem cells

Researchers discover a novel marker of adult human neural stem cells

New technique traces genetic and epigenetic origins of DNA to reveal hidden cancers

New technique traces genetic and epigenetic origins of DNA to reveal hidden cancers