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New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

Researchers examine formation of functional amyloids by bacteria in real time

Researchers examine formation of functional amyloids by bacteria in real time

Research suggests how malformed proteins linked to Parkinson’s could spread from the gut to the brain

Research suggests how malformed proteins linked to Parkinson’s could spread from the gut to the brain

Study unravels mystery of how nerve cells are damaged in neurodegenerative diseases

Study unravels mystery of how nerve cells are damaged in neurodegenerative diseases

New research shows how to prevent prions from growing into deadly diseases

New research shows how to prevent prions from growing into deadly diseases

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

Structure of unique amyloid fibrils could lead to discovery of new antibiotics

New detection method could lead to noninvasive diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

New detection method could lead to noninvasive diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Prion proteins can drive emergence of new traits and adaptive opportunities

Prion proteins can drive emergence of new traits and adaptive opportunities

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

Novel bifunctional dimers show promise in preventing Parkinson's disease

Groundbreaking research unravels structure of infectious prions that cause mad cow disease

Groundbreaking research unravels structure of infectious prions that cause mad cow disease

Scientists reveal role of lysosomal vesicles in spread of Parkinson's disease

Scientists reveal role of lysosomal vesicles in spread of Parkinson's disease

MGH investigators discover key molecules essential for sensing proteasome dysfunction

MGH investigators discover key molecules essential for sensing proteasome dysfunction

Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nerves

Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nerves

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Researchers develop new screening system to measure protein aggregates

Researchers develop new screening system to measure protein aggregates

Study finds link between copper exposure and prion protein neurotoxicity

Study finds link between copper exposure and prion protein neurotoxicity

UTHealth researchers receive $11 million grant to study prion diseases

UTHealth researchers receive $11 million grant to study prion diseases

Actin filaments may be key to molecular machinery that forms, stores long-term memories

Actin filaments may be key to molecular machinery that forms, stores long-term memories