University of Florida Health researchers have developed a unique mouse model that will allow researchers around the world to better study the genetic origins and potential treatments for a…
A new study unravels the molecular mechanism underlying a group of rare genetic disorders known as laminopathies, suggesting that they may in fact be epigenetic disorders.
Two young students show how maple syrup prevents the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the C. elegans worm.
A group of Japanese scientists have succeeded in decoding a sugar molecule and clarifying a mechanism linked to muscular dystrophy.
Cedars-Sinai research scientists have found that immune cells in the brain play a direct role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, offering hope for new therapies to target…
Lou Gehrig’s disease affects 30,000 Americans, yet its inner workings remain hidden from sight. New research uncovers tantalizing clues regarding its immune component.
Following spinal cord injury, most patients experience an exaggeration of muscle tone called spasticity, which frequently leads to physical disability.
Rutgers and Stanford scientists develop novel way to inject healthy human nerve cells into the brain.
The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced new discoveries about the mechanisms underlying the regeneration of heart tissue by Assistant Professor Voot P. Yin, Ph.D.
A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) suggests that cells construct protein “clumps” to protect against neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral…