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Professors receive 100,000 Euro from Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE for outstanding brain research

Professors receive 100,000 Euro from Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE for outstanding brain research

Self-propagating aggregates key to Alzheimer's, other diseases

Self-propagating aggregates key to Alzheimer's, other diseases

Scientists identify specific type of receptor that may aid in treatment of AD, Parkinson’s disease

Scientists identify specific type of receptor that may aid in treatment of AD, Parkinson’s disease

Researchers create mouse models to advance the study of unusual deadly diseases

Researchers create mouse models to advance the study of unusual deadly diseases

Prion proteins responsible for Mad cow disease, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease

Prion proteins responsible for Mad cow disease, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease

Researchers contribute to key step in finding cure for prion-folding diseases in humans

Researchers contribute to key step in finding cure for prion-folding diseases in humans

Scientists take important step toward pharmacologic development of treatment for fatal brain disorders

Scientists take important step toward pharmacologic development of treatment for fatal brain disorders

Key to treating neurodegenerative prion diseases may lie in ribosome, shows research

Key to treating neurodegenerative prion diseases may lie in ribosome, shows research

BioMed Central launches new journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications

BioMed Central launches new journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications

Research findings could provide a way to treat onset, progression of Parkinson's disease

Research findings could provide a way to treat onset, progression of Parkinson's disease

TSRI scientists identify new drugs for human prion disease

TSRI scientists identify new drugs for human prion disease

Iron imbalance caused by prion proteins leads to cell death in CJD, researchers find

Iron imbalance caused by prion proteins leads to cell death in CJD, researchers find

Researchers discover new candidate disease proteins for neurodegenerative disorders

Researchers discover new candidate disease proteins for neurodegenerative disorders

Study identifies how new ALS gene mutations cause other diseases of the brain, muscle and bone

Study identifies how new ALS gene mutations cause other diseases of the brain, muscle and bone

Study identifies two gene mutations that lead to death of nerve cells in ALS

Study identifies two gene mutations that lead to death of nerve cells in ALS

Targeting CSF1R with selective inhibitors could help Alzheimer's

Targeting CSF1R with selective inhibitors could help Alzheimer's

Prions may be crucial in brain development during childhood

Prions may be crucial in brain development during childhood

Prion filtration tested for red blood cell transfusions

Prion filtration tested for red blood cell transfusions

JPND invites proposals from researchers to understand the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases

JPND invites proposals from researchers to understand the underlying causes of neurodegenerative diseases

Neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease

Neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease