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2015-05-14 08:35:42

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali Therapeutics Inc.

2015-03-16 12:27:42

GENEVA, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's neurodegenerative disease specialists are gathering March 18-22, 2015 in Nice, France at the premier showcase for the

2013-10-08 13:25:02

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital-The Neuro, McGill University, have made important discoveries about a cellular process that occurs during normal brain development and may play an important role in neurodegenerative diseases.

2013-08-14 11:54:45

The steady accumulation of a protein in healthy, aging brains may explain seniors' vulnerability to neurodegenerative disorders.

2012-07-23 20:52:59

A team of University of Alberta researchers has identified a new class of compounds that inhibit the spread of prions, misfolded proteins in the brain that trigger lethal neurodegenerative diseases in humans and animals.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.