A cellular defense against protein aggregates suppresses ALS in early stages but later hastens spread of the disease, a study in mice suggests.
A new study of Alzheimer's in people with Down Syndrome may lead to tests that detect Alzheimer's early.
A study provides new insights into the development of mood disorders and may aid in designing improved therapies.
In a case demonstrating the promise of precision medicine, a 20-month-old girl suffering from a rare neurodegenerative disease was diagnosed by exome sequencing and successfully treated.
Wendy Chung is part of a team that found commonalities in neuronal behavior between spinal muscular atrophy and ALS.
Funding from the ALS Association and the Tow Foundation will be used by the New York Genome Center to determine the entire genetic sequence of people with ALS who donated their tissues after death.