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2010-05-20 10:27:43

Chicago and Montreal researchers studying the lowly lamprey eel have identified an overlooked nervous system pathway running parallel to known brainstem locomotor command circuitry in vertebrates such as birds, fishes and mammals.

2010-05-11 08:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- EnVivo Pharmaceuticals today announced the initiation and dosing of patients in a Phase IIb study of its EVP-6124 compound, a selective alpha-7 nicotinic agonist in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

2010-05-04 08:56:00

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Anavex Life Sciences Corp.

2010-03-17 06:00:00

CARMIEL, Israel, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc.

2010-02-01 16:08:34

Scientists at the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario, working in collaboration with researchers in Brazil, have used a unique genetically-modified mouse line to reveal a previously unidentified mechanism contributing to heart failure.

2010-01-19 12:24:48

Researchers from the University of British Columbia and Harvard University have co-developed a system that captures on video and barcodes the behavioral responses of zebrafish to chemical compounds on a large scale.

2010-01-12 18:46:54

A fast-acting compound that appears to improve cognitive function impairments in mice similar to those found in patients with progressive Alzheimer's disease has been identified by scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program in Drug Discovery.

2010-01-12 10:46:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research shows that what's good for the heart and cardiovascular system is also good for the brain, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

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2010-01-10 15:36:53

Researchers at the Indiana University and Stanford University schools of medicine have determined how a "chemical chaperone" does its job in the body, which could lead to a new class of drugs to help reduce the muscle damage caused by heart attacks.

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2009-12-14 07:28:25

Scientists have resolved a question about how a popular class of drugs used to treat schizophrenia works using biosensors that reveal previously hidden components of chemical communication in the brain.


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