Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

UAB Parkinson’s disease expert David Standaert and an Italian colleague have received the fifth annual Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research.
A new discovery in parts of the nerve called Nodes of Ranvier yielded an answer to rapid sensory and motor reactions in mammals.
The nation faces a dire need for movement disorder specialists as the incidence of diseases such as Parkinson’s continues to increase.
UAB researchers have found a previously unknown gene variant that appears to contribute to movement disorders.
Researchers at UAB are looking at the health of brain structures called dendritic spines in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
This new, non-invasive way to deliver radiation has helped one Alabama man complete optometry school and launch his new career.
Scientists at UAB have homed in on a protein structure in the brain that may be a promising target for new therapies to treat Parkinson’s disease.
A new screening tool developed at UAB has been shown to be an effective aid in determining the severity of cognitive issues.
New UAB Medicine stroke rehab clinic offers unique one-stop shopping
Graduates of the UAB Anatomical Sciences program will help meet a growing need for anatomists in health care programs.
An animal model for mild traumatic brain injury shows microscopic neuropathology, as well as neurophysiological and biochemical changes.
A UAB surgeon has received the Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ most prestigious award.
Dawson, a junior majoring in neuroscience, also won the Interview and Talent awards and was awarded $2,900 in scholarships.
More than a third of people have the biology of Alzheimer’s disease but not the symptoms. Understanding why could lead to new therapies.
UAB investigators are looking at the intriguing possibility of a connection between the gut microbiome and Parkinson’s disease.
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