A new study links a lack of SMG1 to protein aggregates associated with Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Researcher discover age related dementia likely occurs due to the declining ability for neurons to dispose of unwanted aggregated proteins.
Scientists have long believed that glioblastoma multiforme, the most aggressive type of primary brain tumor, begins in glial cells that make up supportive tissue in the brain or in neural stem cells. Researchers found that the tumors can originate from other types of differentiated cells in the nervous system, including cortical neurons.
Researchers find exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk of developing autism in those which a specific genetic disposition to the disorder.
New research claims alcohol consumption is not a direct cause of cognitive impairment in older men.
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Researchers have identified the first gene mutation associated with a chronic and often fatal form of neuroblastoma that typically strikes...
Researchers reveal the Bace1 protein, well known for its role in Alzheimer's disease, controls spindle development in muscles and leads to impaired movement when absent.
Researchers have discovered a potential drug which can force BACE into different parts of a cell, reducing its ability to produce amyloid beta.
A new method for obtaining mature neuronal cells from reprogrammed skin cells allows researchers to safely and effectively study diseases such as schizophrenia and autism.