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Scientists show MRI predicts the efficacy of a stem cell therapy for brain injury

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

First “biomarker” for regenerative medicine may help researchers identify the people most likely to benefit from stem cell treatment

Mass General Researchers Link High Calcium Levels in Mitochondria to Neuronal Death in Alzheimer’s Disease

Massachusetts General Hospital
Monday, May 11, 2020

For the first time, using a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have documented a link between raised levels of calcium in mitochondria and neuronal death in the living brain.

A Role Reversal for the Function of Certain Circadian Network Neurons

City University of New York
Thursday, May 7, 2020

New study finds that a set of internal clock neurons previously credited with sending time-keeping cues to the brain are instead receiving external environment cues

3D brain-like tissue model links Alzheimer’s disease with herpes

Tufts University
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

In vitro model is uniquely designed to study the causes and treatments of neurological disease

Genetic doppelgängers: Emory research provides insight into two neurological puzzles

Emory University
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

An international team led by Emory scientists has gained insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two devastating neurodegenerative diseases.

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

Tufts University
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer’s risk over 20 years

Innovative Genetic Research May Lead to Treatment for Inherited Form of Peripheral Neuropathy

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Monday, May 4, 2020

Reversing high sugar levels is thought to be key to preventing nerve damage in diabetes.

Dynamic Source Imaging the Brain

Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, May 4, 2020

CMU biomedical engineers make giant leap forward in neuroimaging

Alzheimer’s gene triggers early breakdowns in blood-brain barrier, predicting cognitive decline

University of Southern California
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

New USC research reveals how APOE4 — a genetic culprit for Alzheimer’s disease — triggers leaks in the brain’s plumbing system

No Bones About it: Octopus may be the Key to ‘Smart Prosthetics’

Michigan State University
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

By studying the octopus, we may be able to give people back the use of their arms