In this editorial, we explore the treatments that have been studied in humans for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and take a look at what the future may hold.
Browsing: rare conditions
In a recent study, a scientist has revealed the development of a stem cell model to assess possible treatments for a rare nervous system disorder called Alexander disease.
Howard Fillit, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, introduces non-Alzheimer’s dementias, and explains the current drugs in development for these diseases
Sara Mole (UCL) discusses her work on Batten disease, as well as the universal challenges encountered when researching and treating rare neurological diseases.
From clinical trial results to major policy change announcements, here we present an overview of the latest industry news from the biggest players in neuroscience and neurology
Angelman syndrome and Dup15q syndrome: two rare diseases working together to solve each other’s puzzles – a conversation with Jill Silverman and Nathalie Buscher
In this interview, Drs Silverman and Buscher discuss their work, and how these two rare diseases are shedding light not only on each other, but also a wealth of other neurological disorders.
This infographic highlights some of the key facts related to Rett syndrome.
CNS autoimmune disease after Streptococcus pyogenes infections: animal models, cellular mechanisms and genetic factors
Several factors in combination are necessary to trigger autoimmune complications associated with streptococcus infections. This review looks at the evidence supporting each factor.
Neurology Central talks to Rett syndrome expert, Alan Percy, for Rare Disease Day 2016.
Researchers have developed a fruit fly model of Alexander disease, a rare neurodegenerative disease, to study the role of astrocytes in neurodegeneration.