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Newswise: Rutgers Names David H. Zald Director for New Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research

Article ID: 719031

Rutgers Names David H. Zald Director for New Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

David H. Zald has been appointed as the director of the new Rutgers Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute.

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22-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719305

Hackensack University Medical Center Announces Participation in Investigational, One-Time Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Parkinson’s Patients

Hackensack Meridian Health

The Division of Movement Disorders at Hackensack University Medical Center has been selected to participate in the RESTORE-1 Phase 2 Clinical Study of VY-AADC, an investigational gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease.

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19-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 719112

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings Wins Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's (ADDF) Prestigious Melvin R. Goodes Prize

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, a world-renowned Alzheimer's researcher and leader in clinical trials, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Melvin R. Goodes Prize for Excellence in Alzheimer's Drug Discovery. The prize, awarded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), recognizes leading researchers developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

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17-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: How cells recycle proteins

Article ID: 718988

How cells recycle proteins

South Dakota State University

A team of scientists will use E. coli cells to help understand how human cells break down excess or unusable proteins into amino acids they can use.

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16-Sep-2019 4:10 AM EDT
Newswise: Penn Researcher Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, Receives $3 Million Breakthrough Prize

Article ID: 718460

Penn Researcher Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, Receives $3 Million Breakthrough Prize

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, the John H. Ware 3rd Professor in Alzheimer’s Research in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.

Released:
5-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 718286

CNS Offers Guidelines Sessions at 2019 Annual Meeting

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons leads, promotes, and supports the creation and methodological processes to produce evidence-based guidelines—critical tools to confront a rapidly changing health care environment.

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5-Sep-2019 9:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 718058

The other side of seizure freedom: "I kind of wish my epilepsy was back"

International League Against Epilepsy

It might seem that there’s no downside to successful epilepsy surgery. Who wouldn’t want to be free of seizures that limit their life? But there are challenges to seizure freedom after years of living with epilepsy. The “burden of normality” can disrupt a person’s life and their relationships.

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27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717978

'Mental Singing' May Improve Walking in People with Parkinson Disease

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Mental singing – "singing" a rhythmic song in your head – can improve measures of walking ability not only in people with Parkinson disease (PD), but also in healthy older adults, reports a study in The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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26-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Deep Brain Stimulation Eases Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms by Boosting Dopamine

Article ID: 717599

Deep Brain Stimulation Eases Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms by Boosting Dopamine

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a new study of seven people with Parkinson’s disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report evidence that deep brain stimulation using electrical impulses jumpstarts the nerve cells that produce the chemical messenger dopamine to reduce tremors and muscle rigidity that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease, and increases feelings of well-being.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 716288

Molecule Reduces Accumulation Of Toxic Protein In Parkinson’s Disease Model

Thomas Jefferson University

The discovery supports GM1 ganglioside as a potential target for Parkinson's therapy.

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24-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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