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Autoimmune

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

Autoantibodies in neurological disorders – a review from Judith Greer

Immunotherapy for mild cognitive impairment patients: a role for omega-3 fatty acids in improving innate immunity against amyloid-beta

Cerebrovascular disease

World Brain Day 2017: an interview with Wolfgang Grisold, World Federation of Neurology Secretary General

EAN 2017: Parkinson’s severity linked to hypertension

Spider venom affords neuroprotection after stroke

CNS/PNS/SNS

Q&A follow-up: Drugs and Driving: Discussing the cognitive effects of drugs on driving performance

New cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

High prevalence of CTE observed in deceased American football players

NCTalks at AAIC 2017: Megan Zuelsdorff on lifetime stress, racial disparities and cognitive health

NCTalks at AAIC 2017: Kim Mueller on speech decline as a marker for MCI

Demyelinating disease

Human herpes virus 6 may hamper the brain's ability to repair damaged cells

World MS Day on Neuro Central – note from the Editor

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

Development and pediatrics

DNA methylation and transcription onset in the brain

Small-molecule BDNF mimetic may improve symptoms of Rett syndrome

Technological advances in pediatric epilepsy surgery: implications for tuberous sclerosis complex

Epilepsy and seizure

Technological advances in pediatric epilepsy surgery: implications for tuberous sclerosis complex

Epilepsy drug receives approval as monotherapy from European Medicines Agency

The future of neuromodulation: an interview with Timothy Deer, President of the International Neuromodulation Society

Genetics

NCTalks at AAIC 2017: Julie Williams on Alzheimer’s genetics

DNA methylation and transcription onset in the brain

Small-molecule BDNF mimetic may improve symptoms of Rett syndrome

Headache

EAN 2017: Monoclonal antibody could be an effective treatment for chronic migraine

EAN 2017: Cannabinoids suitable for migraine prophylaxis

Noninvasive brain stimulation: an interview with Eric Wasserman

Immune disorders and inflammation

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, new study states

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

Infection

NS1-based Zika vaccine demonstrates promise in mice

Zika virus to be investigated as novel glioblastoma treatment

NCTalks at AAN 2017: Michael Pender on a new multiple sclerosis treatment targeting Epstein-Barr virus

Injury/trauma

High prevalence of CTE observed in deceased American football players

Novel inflammatory biomarkers could lead to an effective diagnostic test for TBI

Should we retire the term ‘concussion’? Neuro Central and The Drake Foundation announce live streamed debate [PRESS RELEASE]

Movement disorders

NCTalks with Jerrold Vitek: Parkinson's, neuromodulation and collaboration

Parkinson’s disease: asparagine endopeptidase as a potential drug target

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Neuro-ophthalmology

Management of glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease

Genetic analysis identifies loci associated with macular telangiectasia type 2

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Neurometabolic

Could the gut microbiome hold the key to neurodegenerative disorders?

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Energy drinks and alcohol may affect adolescent brains in similar way to cocaine

Neuromuscular

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Repurposing of malaria drug to halt ALS disease progression

World MS Day on Neuro Central – note from the Editor

Neuropsychiatry

NCTalks at AAIC 2017: Megan Zuelsdorff on lifetime stress, racial disparities and cognitive health

Neurotransmitter receptor genotypes associated with mental and behavioral disorders

Is a polygenic predictor of antidepressant response a possibility?

Oncology/tumor

Role of cellular prion protein in neurofibromatosis 2 tumor development uncovered

Alzheimer’s disease patients may have a lower risk of developing lung cancer

Neuroblastoma detected by novel biomarker assay with increased sensitivity

Pain

EAN 2017: Monoclonal antibody could be an effective treatment for chronic migraine

EAN 2017: Cannabinoids suitable for migraine prophylaxis

Recent advances in spinal cord stimulation for pain treatment

Sleep

Poor sleep quality associated with presence of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers

Light, sleep and circadian rhythms in older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

#NCintroduces… Mammalian chronobiology and circadian rhythms