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Autoimmune

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

Multiple sclerosis research suggests a neuroprotective benefit following resistance training

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

Cerebrovascular disease

Stroke Administrative Severity Index: using administrative data for 30-day poststroke outcomes prediction

Inflammation in brain blood vessels leads to gastrointestinal failure

Cell therapies administered in the chronic phase after stroke: a meta-analysis examining safety and efficacy

CNS/PNS/SNS

Jeffrey Iliff: glymphatics, Alzheimer’s and future directions

Future biomaterials for enhanced cell–substrate communication in spinal cord injury intervention

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

Sue Forda: 50 years of innovation at Lilly

Michael Hutton: progress and pipelines in neurology research

Dan Skovronsky: Lilly, Alzheimer’s and the next 50 years

Demyelinating disease

Monitoring nerve protein in blood tests may help predict multiple sclerosis (MS) flare-ups

Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews

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

Development and pediatrics

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

A survey-based study identifies common but unrecognized symptoms in a large series of juvenile Huntington’s disease

Could lithium chloride inhibit fetal alcohol syndrome-related brain damage?

Epilepsy and seizure

Could novel epileptic encephalopathy genes promote advances in treatment strategy?

NCTalks with Ali Rezai: changing lives through neuromodulation

Epileptic brain activity found in transgenic mouse lines

Genetics

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Is telomere length a biomarker of neurological disorders?

A survey-based study identifies common but unrecognized symptoms in a large series of juvenile Huntington’s disease

Headache

Is there a link between the sodium concentration in cerebrospinal fluid and migraines?

Migraine attacks halved by antibody therapies

Chronic migraine: new data shows Botox has more favorable tolerability than Topamax

Immune disorders and inflammation

NCTalks at SfN17: Doris Doudet on Parkinson's, inflammation and the gut

Depression, anxiety, and stress severities in multiple sclerosis patients using injectable vs. oral treatments

Effect of exercise interventions on perceived fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis: synthesis of meta-analytic reviews

Infection

NCTalks at SfN17: Kijun Yoon gives a Zika update

SfN17: CRISPR and iPSCs – new techniques to study the brain

Infographic: The facts about Zika

Injury/trauma

Spinal cord repair genes shared by lampreys and mammals

Are there early indicators of CTE in the brains of epilepsy patients?

Stroke Administrative Severity Index: using administrative data for 30-day poststroke outcomes prediction

Movement disorders

Treatment of tardive dyskinesia with tetrabenazine or valbenazine: a systematic review

Novel enzyme pathway implicated in ALS

NCTalks at SfN17: Nicole Swann on adaptive DBS and Parkinson’s disease

Neuro-ophthalmology

Glaucoma research gives a glimpse of a novel neuroprotection mechanism

Management of glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease

Genetic analysis identifies loci associated with macular telangiectasia type 2

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

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

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

Repurposing of malaria drug to halt ALS disease progression

Neuropsychiatry

Neurotransmitter receptor genotypes associated with mental and behavioral disorders

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Quality-adjusted life year difference in patients with predominant negative symptoms of schizophrenia treated with cariprazine and risperidone

Oncology/tumor

Could IGF-I levels play a neuroprotective role in patients with large vestibular schwannomas?

Prognostic value of pre- and post-treatment health-related quality of life in predicting survival of patients with brain metastases

Gamma Knife treatment of recurrent CNS metastases of pancreatic origin: a case report and review of the literature

Pain

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

SfN17: Updates on stemming pain and understanding opioid abuse

NCTalks with Ali Rezai: changing lives through neuromodulation

Sleep

Better sleep works like a dream at reducing fear learning

Sleep research realizes the dream of understanding brain plasticity mechanisms

2017 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Hall, Rosbash and Young