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New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

New approach improves SCA1 symptoms in animal models

Novel brain pathology could improve diagnosis, treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Novel brain pathology could improve diagnosis, treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

SAFB1 may be a diagnostic marker for neurodegenerative diseases, shows study

SAFB1 may be a diagnostic marker for neurodegenerative diseases, shows study

Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

Researchers identify a natural amino acid as potential treatment for polyQ diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

Study sheds light on the origins of spinocerebellar ataxia type 7

Inhibiting mutant CHIP protein activity could decrease severity of ataxia disease symptoms

Inhibiting mutant CHIP protein activity could decrease severity of ataxia disease symptoms

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

New form of therapy may stop or reverse progressive vision loss

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help treat symptoms of neurodegenerative ataxias

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help treat symptoms of neurodegenerative ataxias

Researchers employ nucleotide-based gene silencing to mitigate common ataxia

Researchers employ nucleotide-based gene silencing to mitigate common ataxia

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

Houston Methodist-led research focuses on rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

Adult-onset degenerative disease mechanism begins much earlier than previously thought

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers uncover key protein that rescues progression of adult spinocerebellar ataxia

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Atomic resolution structure of key molecule may contribute to drug discovery for devastating conditions

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeting RNA repeats

Targeting RNA repeats

Tufts scientists discover reason for incidence of genetic error that causes many disorders

Tufts scientists discover reason for incidence of genetic error that causes many disorders

Rice University scientists uncover new clues to cause of Huntington's disease

Rice University scientists uncover new clues to cause of Huntington's disease

TSRI scientists develop first drug candidate that neutralizes disease-causing RNA repeats

TSRI scientists develop first drug candidate that neutralizes disease-causing RNA repeats