Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

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.
Examination of a larger group of patients extends the clinical manifestations first described 11 years ago.
UAB was part of a national, multisite study that showed a drug for multiple sclerosis was effective in slowing down brain atrophy, or shrinkage.
The goal is an early warning system to block incipient seizures for patients where medications have failed.
UAB research suggests protein misfolding, perhaps caused by a reduction in a regulatory protein, could be associated with Parkinson’s disease.
These newborn neurons in the dentate gyrus become less excitable after three weeks, a crucial step for mature functioning.
Early results for a UAB-developed viral immunotherapy to treat brain tumors in children demonstrate safety and tolerability in Phase I studies.
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