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How skin cells-turned-neurons are shedding light on Huntington’s disease

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have discovered the mechanism driving cognitive decline in Huntington’s disease patients. The study, […]

Unlocking the genetic mysteries enshrouding Parkinson’s Disease

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. For the first time, a team of Texas scientists have used a new functional […]

Multi-Omics study reveals the role of Oligodendrocytes in Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A recent multi-omics study, published in Cell, investigated the activation states of oligodendrocytes (OL) […]

Genomic analysis reveals recombination hot spots and gives insights into Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer New research published in Cell involving large-scale genomic analysis of human tissue samples has […]

Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease with MicroRNAs

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) slowly destroys cognitive functioning — thinking, remembering and reasoning — and […]

Parkinson’s Disease-associated Variants Operate Through Gene Regulation

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  Scientists have demonstrated that genetic variants associated with Parkinson’s disease perform regulatory functions.  Researchers […]

RNA modifications provide new insights into disease brain states

Recently, researchers have used advanced microscopy to investigate the role that RNA modifications play in ‘synaptic tagging’ within the brain. […]

Researchers identify a new mechanism that may halt Huntington’s disease progression

Huntington’s disease (HD) affects around 1 in every 10,000 people in the UK. There is currently no cure for HD […]

Researchers identify candidate variants related to Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study, researchers identified 11 rare genetic variants related to Alzheimer’s disease through high-risk pedigree studies. Alzheimer’s disease […]

Spatial transcriptomics can unravel cellular interactions in Alzheimer’s disease

This article was compiled from a recent webinar, delivered by Professor Bart de Strooper, who is the Director of UK […]