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Latest Neurodegeneration Stories

2014-11-12 16:28:29

-Discovery of Novel Investigational Drug Candidates that Interact with sigma-2/PGRMC1 Receptor Offer Potential to Stop and Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients - PITTSBURGH,

2014-11-11 16:25:32

Informational lunch seminar educates those living with neurodegenerative diseases and caregivers about advancements in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's research GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov.

2014-11-04 08:34:34

Dr. Hefti to Lead All Clinical Development Efforts and Strategic Initiatives CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov.

skin cells to neurons
2014-10-24 02:45:29

Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder.

2014-10-23 23:03:53

Alice Lazzarini, PhD, and internationally recognized researcher in neurogenetic disorders, announces the donation of a portion of proceeds

2014-08-13 12:29:02

New White Paper also Available on Disease that is a Leading Cause of Young-Onset Dementia RADNOR, Pa., Aug.

cyborg science
2014-08-12 03:00:28

No longer just fantastical fodder for sci-fi buffs, cyborg technology is bringing us tangible progress toward real-life electronic skin, prosthetics and ultraflexible circuits. Now taking this human-machine concept to an unprecedented level.

2014-07-28 12:57:00

An experimental anti-inflammatory drug can protect vulnerable neurons and reduce motor deficits in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease.

2014-07-16 12:42:09

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered that the protein PARC/CUL9 helps neurons and brain cancer cells override the biochemical mechanisms that lead to cell death in most other cells.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.