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2011-06-15 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) invite scientists from academia and the biotechnology industry worldwide to apply for research grants to develop Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)-specific biomarkers that reflect pathological and clinical differences so that appropriate patients can be selected for clinical trials and responses to investigational treatments can be monitored.

2011-06-14 07:00:00

MONTREAL, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Immunotec Inc.

2011-06-03 08:10:32

Huntington's disease is a devastating inherited neurogenetive disorder that is fatal.

2011-06-02 23:44:42

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a drug candidate that diminishes the effects of both Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease in animal models, offering new hope for patients who currently lack any medications to halt the progression of these two debilitating illnesses.

2011-06-02 22:55:54

Medical researchers may have uncovered a novel approach to treat an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people.

2011-06-01 14:40:19

A drug already approved for people with cancer shows early potential as a therapy for a common form of dementia.

2011-06-01 07:47:09

Cells, like ordinary households, produce "garbage" – debris and dysfunctional elements – that need disposal.

2011-05-27 13:31:15

Cells, like ordinary households, produce "garbage" – debris and dysfunctional elements - that need disposal.

2011-05-26 21:21:28

Cells, like ordinary households, produce "garbage" – debris and dysfunctional elements – that need disposal.

2011-05-26 20:49:39

Unlocking the mechanisms that cause neurodegenerative prion diseases may require a genetic key.


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