Abstracts presented at SfN Neuroscience 2019 provide insight into how gene therapy advancements could be used treat diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s in the future.
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A recent study on the relationship between the huntingtin mutation and astrocytes has revealed that inhibition of the mutation in the glial cells could stop disease progression.
Wireless brain–machine interface technology has been utilized to design an exoskeleton for helping a tetraplegic patient move his limbs.
Researchers have utilized flortaucipir PET to identify tau protein tangles in the brains of individuals who have suffered just a single head injury.
Analysis of large Danish and American datasets suggests that poor air quality may increase the prevalence of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
A Phase I clinical trial presents veledimex – a drug-inducible gene therapy approach – as a promising treatment technique for glioblastoma.
Researchers have identified that α-synuclein plays a role in DNA repair in neurons and that disruption of this function could lead to widespread death of neurons.
Observational studies reveal that use of sleep medications can increase an individual’s chances of developing dementia in sex-specific and race-specific ways.
Studies presented at AAIC 2019 provide potential treatment methods for the improvement of sleep quality in individuals with dementia.