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Discovery may lead to a better understanding of prion and other neurodegenerative diseases

Discovery may lead to a better understanding of prion and other neurodegenerative diseases

Tough protein connects directly with neurons to cause damaging inflammatory reaction in the brain

Tough protein connects directly with neurons to cause damaging inflammatory reaction in the brain

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Prions may help yeast cope with rapidly changing environmental conditions

Prions may help yeast cope with rapidly changing environmental conditions

Study unravels new aspects of prions causing untreatable neurodegenerative conditions

Study unravels new aspects of prions causing untreatable neurodegenerative conditions

Research reveals Alzheimer’s protein accumulates inside nerve cells

Research reveals Alzheimer’s protein accumulates inside nerve cells

Novel agonistic effect of polyphenol compound could treat amyloidosis, other metabolic disorders

Novel agonistic effect of polyphenol compound could treat amyloidosis, other metabolic disorders

Study provides insight into the structure of prion proteins responsible for diseases

Study provides insight into the structure of prion proteins responsible for diseases

Researchers study how membraneless organelles form and organize themselves

Researchers study how membraneless organelles form and organize themselves

Researchers receive $2.6 million grant to examine tau-glycan interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers receive $2.6 million grant to examine tau-glycan interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease

Study shows chameleon-like protein can alter human brain

Study shows chameleon-like protein can alter human brain

Protective anti-prion antibodies found in humans

Protective anti-prion antibodies found in humans