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The Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory

The Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory

Dr Anju Vasudevan discusses the goal of the Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory, and the importance of it's research
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Reducing the burden of neurological disease: A focus on stroke research

Open Access Government looks at the wider work of The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the U.S. when it comes to reducing the burden of neurological disease and how they are supporting stroke research
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Central Auditory Physiology Laboratory

Dr. Sanchez discusses his research into the auditory system in order to develop therapeutic approaches for people with hearing impairment Neurons within the auditory pathway utilise specialised biophysical properties to precisely encode elements of sound important for normal hearing. For individuals with hearing impairments – like age-related hearing loss, auditory neuropathy, and central auditory...
Neurodegenerative disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders in the U.S.

The vital work of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are explored here by Open Access Government, with a special focus on neurodegenerative disorders.
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The DZNE: researching neurodegenerative diseases

The DZNE investigates the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and develops novel strategies for prevention, treatment and care.
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The key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe

Boris Šustaršič, President of the European Alliance of Neuromuscular Disorders Associations shares his thoughts on the key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe today 
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Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
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ALS researchers begin recreating human spinal cords on a chip

NIH-funded study closes in on personalised drug testing for neurological disorders
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Brain Awareness Week: Stress from others can alter your brain

Scientists from the Cumming School of Medicine’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI), have discovered that stress from others can change the brain in the same way as real stress does
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New research of the eye could alter the way stroke patients are assessed and...

Research into curious bright spots in the eyes on stroke patients’ brain images could one day alter the way they are assessed and treated A team of scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that a chemical routinely given to stroke patients undergoing brain scans can leak into their...
Human Sensory Disorders

MRI and MEG imaging of human sensory disorders

Professor Susan Francis of the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, University of Nottingham explores how state-of-the-art imaging methods can be used to study human sensory disorders (the sense of touch) The somatosensory system transmits nerve impulses pertaining to tactile, proprioceptive, thermal, nociceptive and affective sensations. There have been significant advances...
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Positive progress for people with Parkinson’s

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) provide an update about the positive progress being made for people with Parkinson’s My PD Journey is a multi-stakeholder European coalition led by the European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) and it is a positive development in terms of the positive progress being made for...

PET imaging of neurodegenerative diseases

Prof. Dr Axel Rominger from the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich on how neurodegenerative diseases can be studied through PET imaging
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Treatments and symptoms of Parkinson’s

Prof. David Dexter, deputy director of research at Parkinson’s UK shares his thoughts on the symptoms of Parkinson’s and the chances of finding a cure
Neuropshychopharmacology

The challenge of mental disorders: European neuroscience answers the call

Executive Director of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Alexander Schubert looks at how science is unravelling the complexity of the human brain

Imaging cerebral blood flow with single capillary resolution

Experts from the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy and the Neuroscience Institute reflect on cerebral blood flow (CBF)
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The symptoms of Huntington’s disease

Chief Executive of the Huntington’s disease Association, Cath Stanley explores the symptoms, causes, and the vital role of research within the field
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Dementia as a progressive condition

The Alzheimer's Society in the UK provides a fascinating glimpse into the most dementia as a progressive condition and its common forms
HTT in gene expression

New functions of HTT in gene expression

Naoko Tanese from New York University explores how monitoring gene expression can be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's
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Man in vegetative state regains some consciousness through nerve stimulator therapy

A man in a vegetative state in France has regained a degree of consciousness after experimental therapy of placing a nerve stimulator on his chest After being in a vegetative state for 15 years, the unnamed 35-year-old patient responded to nerve stimulator therapy and within a month was able to...

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