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Scientist wins two-year grant for diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's via innovative skin test

Scientist wins two-year grant for diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's via innovative skin test

Prion disease in mice treated successfully with antisense oligonucleotides

Prion disease in mice treated successfully with antisense oligonucleotides

Researchers determine atomic interactions that stabilize phase-changing proteins

Researchers determine atomic interactions that stabilize phase-changing proteins

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice

Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

Alzheimer's disease may be caused by infectious proteins called prions

Alzheimer's disease may be caused by infectious proteins called prions

Study finds no damaging role for microglia during retinal prion disease in mice

Study finds no damaging role for microglia during retinal prion disease in mice

Chronic Wasting Disease may soon spread to humans, warns CDC

Chronic Wasting Disease may soon spread to humans, warns CDC

"Zombie Deer" disease scare

"Zombie Deer" disease scare

Experts explore involvement of the gut in Parkinson's disease

Experts explore involvement of the gut in Parkinson's disease

Skin samples hold early signs of prion disease, research suggests

Skin samples hold early signs of prion disease, research suggests

Ultrasensitive test detects corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's and CTE

Ultrasensitive test detects corrupted protein associated with Alzheimer's and CTE

Alzheimer's could possibly be spread via contaminated neurosurgery

Alzheimer's could possibly be spread via contaminated neurosurgery

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms underlying role of amyloid in Alzheimer's disease

Study provides new insights into molecular mechanisms underlying role of amyloid in Alzheimer's disease

Single tau molecule holds clues to help diagnose neurodegeneration in its earliest stages

Single tau molecule holds clues to help diagnose neurodegeneration in its earliest stages

Major soil organic matter compound battles chronic wasting disease

Major soil organic matter compound battles chronic wasting disease

Study provides new insights into how prions enter the brain

Study provides new insights into how prions enter the brain

Antibiotic could protect against age-related brain diseases

Antibiotic could protect against age-related brain diseases

Eyes may be portal for prions to enter the body finds study

Eyes may be portal for prions to enter the body finds study