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Investigational Therapy Aims to Block Toxic α-Synuclein PropagationInvestigational Therapy Aims to Block Toxic α-Synuclein Propagation

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:00:07 +0000

PRX002 is an investigational antibody against α-synuclein as a disease-modifying therapy that stops the misfolding of α-synuclein and/or the spread of its aggregates in the brain.PRX002 is an investigational antibody against α-synuclein as a disease-modifying therapy that stops the misfolding of α-synuclein and/or the spread of its aggregates in the brain.



Knee-Replacement Surgery As an Outpatient Procedure?Knee-Replacement Surgery As an Outpatient Procedure?

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:55:49 +0000

Patients who qualify for this same-day ambulatory surgery can be on their way home as early as 4 hours after their procedure.Patients who qualify for this same-day ambulatory surgery can be on their way home as early as 4 hours after their procedure.



Deep Dive into Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Movement DisordersDeep Dive into Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy for Movement Disorders

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:20:11 +0000

While there are not yet any standardized criteria for selecting candidates for deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy, Kelvin L. Chou, MD, Co-Director of the STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program at the University of Michigan, and Parag G. Patil, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan Medicine, discuss movement disorders, the deep […]While there are not yet any standardized criteria for selecting candidates for deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy, Kelvin L. Chou, MD, Co-Director of the STIM (Surgical Therapies Improving Movement) Program at the University of Michigan, and Parag G. Patil, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at the University of Michigan Medicine, discuss movement disorders, the deep […]



Can This Video Clear Up How CRISPR Really Works?Can This Video Clear Up How CRISPR Really Works?

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 11:00:01 +0000

Is this the best animated video explainer of CRIPSR Cas9 gene-editing technology yet?Is this the best animated video explainer of CRIPSR Cas9 gene-editing technology yet?



The Case for Speech Therapy for Patients with Parkinson’sThe Case for Speech Therapy for Patients with Parkinson’s

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 18:59:30 +0000

As patients begin displaying symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to express themselves verbally, and they may even become overwhelmed in loud social situations. Parkinson’s patients with speech impediments often struggle with dual-tasking, or performing both modalities of human speech: first, the cognitive task of thinking about and utilizing language, and […]As patients begin displaying symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to express themselves verbally, and they may even become overwhelmed in loud social situations. Parkinson’s patients with speech impediments often struggle with dual-tasking, or performing both modalities of human speech: first, the cognitive task of thinking about and utilizing language, and […]



Organ Regeneration Remains Top Priority at 2018 World Stem Cell SummitOrgan Regeneration Remains Top Priority at 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:15:02 +0000

Some of the globe’s leading minds in medical research gathered at this year’s World Stem Cell Summit to discuss the recent developments, breakthroughs, and challenges that have arisen in the area of regenerative medicine. Click here to read more about this summit. Bernard Siegel, JD Founder, World Stem Cell Summit Executive Director, Regenerative Medicine Foundation […]Some of the globe’s leading minds in medical research gathered at this year’s World Stem Cell Summit to discuss the recent developments, breakthroughs, and challenges that have arisen in the area of regenerative medicine. Click here to read more about this summit. Bernard Siegel, JD Founder, World Stem Cell Summit Executive Director, Regenerative Medicine Foundation […]









How Does Alcohol Consumption Damage Stem Cells?How Does Alcohol Consumption Damage Stem Cells?

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:06:44 +0000

New study reveals that alcohol, when consumed, turns into a toxin that, when not properly neutralized, can attack stem cells.New study reveals that alcohol, when consumed, turns into a toxin that, when not properly neutralized, can attack stem cells.



Neurofilament Light Proteins May Identify Onset and Progression in Huntington’s DiseaseNeurofilament Light Proteins May Identify Onset and Progression in Huntington’s Disease

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:58:41 +0000

Results from a retrospective study in Lancet Neurology reveal that high concentrations of neurofilament light proteins (NfLs) in blood plasma of HTT gene mutation carriers can predict clinical onset and disease progression in Huntington’s disease.1 Increased concentrations of NfL in plasma during the course of Huntington’s disease were independently associated with brain atrophy, and cognitive […]Results from a retrospective study in Lancet Neurology reveal that high concentrations of neurofilament light proteins (NfLs) in blood plasma of HTT gene mutation carriers can predict clinical onset and disease progression in Huntington’s disease.1 Increased concentrations of NfL in plasma during the course of Huntington’s disease were independently associated with brain atrophy, and cognitive […]