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Autoimmune

Could hyaluronic acid contribute to chronic white matter injury?

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

Could transcranial direct current stimulation offer relief from fatigue in multiple sclerosis sufferers?

Cerebrovascular disease

Tissue clearing and imaging: an interview with early career researcher, Marika Ruiyao Cai

Investigational gene therapy licensed for Parkinson’s disease: industry news round-up

International Nurses Day: a day in the life of Lynn Hundley

CNS/PNS/SNS

Pluripotent stem cell-derived neural cells show promise in spinal cord repair

Spinal cord injuries could be repaired by stem cell-based therapy

Can myelin stimulate neuron growth in spinal cord injuries?

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Alzheimer’s drug development halted following toxic reaction: industry news round-up

Why do so many clinical trials for Alzheimer’s fail? New discovery sheds light

From risk to resilience: understanding the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease

Demyelinating disease

Landmark simvastatin trial for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis begins in the UK

Ibudilast decreases progression of brain atrophy in progressive multiple sclerosis

Myelocortical multiple sclerosis: has a novel subtype been identified?

Development and pediatrics

Cerebral organoids and brain development: how do we define cell maturity?

Autism and insecticides: could maternal exposure increase risk in offspring?

NICE issues draft guidance against Spinraza® for spinal muscular atrophy

Epilepsy and seizure

First FDA-approved cannabinoid-derived drug for seizures

Epilepsy and cannabinoids: current consensus, controversies and future outlook

Reports of brain damage call a halt to Bellicum trials: industry news round-up

Genetics

From risk to resilience: understanding the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease

Build-up of RNA-binding proteins found in individuals with ALS and dementia

Personalized neurological fingerprint could increase effectiveness of Alzheimer’s treatment

Headache

Alzheimer’s drug development halted following toxic reaction: industry news round-up

Aimovig® receives EMA license for the prevention of migraine

Aimovig® receives positive CHMP opinion for the prevention of migraine

Immune disorders and inflammation

Inflammatory disease and anxiety: could endocannabinoids be a mechanism of comorbidity?

FENS 2018: Immune system offers new way of treating Alzheimer’s disease

FENS 2018: Could anxiety and inflammation be treated with cannabis?

Infection

Zika vaccine yields promising results for treating glioblastoma

Do viruses play a role in Alzheimer’s disease?

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

Injury/trauma

Spinal cord stimulation enables paralyzed man to walk

Traumatic brain injury and circulating biomarkers: the CREACTIVE trial, an interview with Guido Bertolini

Concussion and the media: the importance of reporting

Movement disorders

BrainStorm scraps initial access to NurOwn® for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Parkinson’s drugs may cause impulse control disorders

Is there a link between diabetes and Parkinson’s disease?

Neuro-ophthalmology

Vision in Alzheimer's disease: a focus on the anterior afferent pathway

Glaucoma research gives a glimpse of a novel neuroprotection mechanism

Management of glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease

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

New genetic suspects identified for ALS and FTD

Novel discovery in motor neuron disease may pave the way for future treatments

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

Neuropsychiatry

Autism and insecticides: could maternal exposure increase risk in offspring?

Inflammatory disease and anxiety: could endocannabinoids be a mechanism of comorbidity?

Could mental health be improved with regular exercise?

Oncology/tumor

Zika vaccine yields promising results for treating glioblastoma

Brain cancer dataset made freely accessible to global researchers

Brain metastases could be tackled using new therapy with silibinin

Pain

Spinal cord stimulation enables paralyzed man to walk

Chronic pain relief: medical marijuana study identifies possible change in brain connections

NCTalks with Irene Tracey: lessons from pain, analgesia and anesthesia

Sleep

#NCIntroduces... Sleep science

Better sleep works like a dream at reducing fear learning

Sleep research realizes the dream of understanding brain plasticity mechanisms