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A rare dementia gene runs in the family, but he’s fine — so far

A rare dementia gene runs in the family, but he’s fine — so far

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Emory scientists use new tools to detect granulins for the first time inside cells

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Dementia and low brain serotonin may be linked: Study finds

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

TSRI scientist and partners receive $7.2 million grant to create new RNA-based treatments for ALS

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study shows how RNA splicing errors may trigger development of ALS, FTD

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Easing cellular traffic jams in Huntington’s disease may save brain cells

Easing cellular traffic jams in Huntington’s disease may save brain cells

SLU researchers make advances in understanding plaque-causing protein in neurological disorders

SLU researchers make advances in understanding plaque-causing protein in neurological disorders

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Targeted treatment slows progression of two degenerative brain diseases in mice

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

Research findings suggest potential strategies to combat IBMPFD and other degenerative diseases

CUMC researchers discover common genetic variant that impacts brain aging

CUMC researchers discover common genetic variant that impacts brain aging

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Designer compound may be effective tool for tackling tau-related disorders

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

Elevated levels of brain protein linked to longer recovery period after concussion

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