Petra Kaufmann, MD, MSc, will head the Division of Clinical Innovation at NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
Neurologist Scott A. Small participated in a Kavli Foundation roundtable on the link between the brain’s ability to make new cells and age-related memory loss.
Scientists studying Parkinson’s disease rely on the generous donation of brains by patients—as well as some family members—to brain banks.
Physicians may be less likely to intensify blood pressure treatment in patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are also depressed.
Decision-making accuracy can be improved by postponing the onset of a decision by a mere fraction of a second.
In most cases of ALS, a toxin released by cells that normally nurture neurons in the brain and spinal cord can trigger loss of the nerve cells affected in the disease, report Columbia researchers.