Increasing levels of the MFN1 protein counterbalances mutated MFN2, reducing symptoms associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and neurodegeneration in mouse models.
New research could lead to the development of treatments to correct mitochondrial dysfunction associated with Charcot Marie Tooth disease.
Researchers discover a roundworm contains two proteins that play a role in the degeneration of axons.
A new study reveals how Schwann cells in the PNS degrade myelin following nerve injury.
Researchers uncover a key to the development of the peripheral nervous system, providing new hope to patients suffering from hereditary neuropathy.