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Autoimmune

Gut microbiome modulation: potential mechanism uncovered for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Could hyaluronic acid contribute to chronic white matter injury?

Can living in a sunnier climate in your youth reduce the risk of MS?

Cerebrovascular disease

Transcranial magnetic stimulation and stroke rehabilitation: an interview with Kathy Ruddy

Gut to brain: short-chain fatty acids may hold potential to improve stroke recovery in mice

Traumatic microbleeds may predict worse outcomes following head injury

CNS/PNS/SNS

Consciousness can be regained following stimulation of central lateral thalamus, study reveals

The transdisciplinary experience of building a new relationship between humans and technology: an interview with Nicholas Zingale

Personalized electrode placement may improve outcomes of deep brain stimulation

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Could tau protein accumulation be prevented by removing β-arrestin-2 oligomers?

DIAN-TU: solanezumab and gantenerumab yield disappointing results for rare form of Alzheimer’s

A peek behind the paper – Jiwon Oh on the diagnosis and management of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis

Demyelinating disease

A peek behind the paper – Jiwon Oh on the diagnosis and management of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis

New flashing-light test may be able to determine multiple sclerosis drug success

Gut microbiome modulation: potential mechanism uncovered for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Development and pediatrics

Risdiplam: positive topline results reported in FIREFISH trial for spinal muscular atrophy

Could sleep duration be associated with levels of circulating miRNAs in the blood?

SfN19: Brain organoids advance studies of neural development, research suggests

Epilepsy and seizure

EEG source analysis in epileptology: an interview with Stefan Rampp

Could a novel mechanism for synaptic plasticity hold potential for new epilepsy treatment?

Cannabis-based medicines for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis approved by NHS

Genetics

Pacifying pain: mouse study reveals a gene-therapy approach could be used to relieve chronic pain

Translating genetic data in Alzheimer’s into potential therapies with Owen Peters

Rare gene variant APOE3ch may hold clues to preventing Alzheimer’s disease

Headache

Emgality® achieves primary and secondary outcomes in Phase III trial for migraines

Acute migraine: novel therapy shows promise in Phase III trial

Why are migraines more common in women? New sex-specific insights revealed

Immune disorders and inflammation

Immune cells identified as therapeutic target for age-related cognitive decline in mice

Blood–brain barrier dysfunction may be an early trigger of neurological aging in mice

SfN19: Uncovering the complex interplay between microglia, neuroinflammation and disease pathology

Infection

Could a bacterial polysaccharide suppress fatal brain inflammation?

Link between Alzheimer’s disease and periodontal bacteria gains traction

ANA 2018: key highlights and news stories

Injury/trauma

Molecular imaging of tau pathology after traumatic brain injury with Nikos Gorgoraptis

The ENIGMA brain injury project and global data collaboration with Emily Dennis

Immune-modifying nanoparticles could reduce swelling after traumatic brain injury in mice

Movement disorders

Parkinson’s vs multiple system atrophy: could new technology distinguish between the two?

First signs of young-onset Parkinson’s detected in pluripotent stem cells

Probiotic bacteria prevent α-synuclein accumulation in a Parkinson’s disease model

Neuro-ophthalmology

Vision-related brain cells mimicked using nanoscale device

New flashing-light test may be able to determine multiple sclerosis drug success

Gene therapy breakthrough allows mice to regain sight

Neurometabolic

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Jeffrey Iliff: glymphatics, Alzheimer’s and future directions

SfN17: Neurodegeneration and the microbiome – new research highlights

Neuromuscular

First signs of young-onset Parkinson’s detected in pluripotent stem cells

Contracting neuromuscular organoids have been developed

Real-world outcomes of long-term prednisone and deflazacort use in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: experience at a single, large care center

Neuropsychiatry

Is the brain to blame? Long-term antisocial behavior may be linked to differences in brain structure

Machine-learning algorithm could predict individual treatment response to sertraline for depression

Spravato® (esketamine) rejected by NICE for treatment-resistant depression

Oncology/tumor

World Cancer Day 2020: the biggest neuro-oncology developments of the year

Artificial intelligence algorithm accurately identifies brain tumors, study reveals

Ultrasound therapy successful in directly treating glioblastoma tumors in mice

Pain

Developing neurotechnologies for spinal cord injuries with Grégoire Courtine

Pacifying pain: mouse study reveals a gene-therapy approach could be used to relieve chronic pain

Non-prescription drugs recommended in guidelines for common pain conditions

Sleep

Could sleep duration be associated with levels of circulating miRNAs in the blood?

Circadian disruption in the prodromal stages of dementia with Marco Brancaccio

Could circadian rhythms influence immune response efficiency in mice?