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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

TSRI scientists identify new drugs for human prion disease

TSRI scientists identify new drugs for human prion disease

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

Targeting CSF1R with selective inhibitors could help Alzheimer's

Targeting CSF1R with selective inhibitors could help Alzheimer's

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

Scientists devise new fluorescent probes to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists devise new fluorescent probes to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

Reducing copper in the body delays onset of prion disease

Reducing copper in the body delays onset of prion disease

Researchers identify new class of compounds that inhibit spread of prions

Researchers identify new class of compounds that inhibit spread of prions

Registration now open for Disease Models & Mechanisms' one-day symposium

Registration now open for Disease Models & Mechanisms' one-day symposium

Soon a single therapy for range of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

Soon a single therapy for range of brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s

LCP molecules can treat prion diseases

LCP molecules can treat prion diseases

Mod5 yeast prion contributes to cell survival under environmental stress

Mod5 yeast prion contributes to cell survival under environmental stress

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Computer modeling supports theory that many dementias spread like prion diseases

Computer program could help dementia patients manage their disease

Computer program could help dementia patients manage their disease

Scientists identify single prion protein that causes neuronal death

Scientists identify single prion protein that causes neuronal death

Prion protein uptake associated with development of Scrapie disease

Prion protein uptake associated with development of Scrapie disease

Fatal prion diseases have a hidden signature

Fatal prion diseases have a hidden signature

New protein in the fruit fly eye may shed light on neurodegenerative diseases

New protein in the fruit fly eye may shed light on neurodegenerative diseases