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'Mini brains' allow researchers to study a fatal, untreatable neurological disorder

'Mini brains' allow researchers to study a fatal, untreatable neurological disorder

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Research illustrates the complex mechanism of bacterial innate immunity

Research illustrates the complex mechanism of bacterial innate immunity

Brain immune cells take up large amounts of sugar at the beginning of neurodegenerative disease

Brain immune cells take up large amounts of sugar at the beginning of neurodegenerative disease

Oral diuretic pill may potentially be repurposed to treat Alzheimer's in people with genetic risk

Oral diuretic pill may potentially be repurposed to treat Alzheimer's in people with genetic risk

Ketone supplement may be a new therapeutic strategy for enhancing brain health in adults with obesity

Ketone supplement may be a new therapeutic strategy for enhancing brain health in adults with obesity

Exploring cell and gene based therapies for Parkinson’s disease

Exploring cell and gene based therapies for Parkinson’s disease

Microglial cells join together to break down toxic proteins more quickly

Microglial cells join together to break down toxic proteins more quickly

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation

NYU Tandon professors show broad therapeutic potential of novel peptide to combat multiple diseases

NYU Tandon professors show broad therapeutic potential of novel peptide to combat multiple diseases

Study unravels new aspects of prions causing untreatable neurodegenerative conditions

Study unravels new aspects of prions causing untreatable neurodegenerative conditions

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

New mouse line reveals the state of proteostasis in mammalian brain for the first time

New mouse line reveals the state of proteostasis in mammalian brain for the first time

Novel genome-editing technology to mitigate Alzheimer’s disease

Novel genome-editing technology to mitigate Alzheimer’s disease

Novel technique quantifies protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Novel technique quantifies protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for neurodegenerative diseases

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for neurodegenerative diseases

Muscle protein tied to physical fitness in youth and age-associated diseases

Muscle protein tied to physical fitness in youth and age-associated diseases

New study could help develop novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

New study could help develop novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases