Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

A neuron model of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementias shows defects that could suggest treatments to halt or reverse cognitive impairments before the neurons die.

Constraint-Induced Therapy, developed as a rehabilitation technique following stroke, appears beneficial for patients with multiple sclerosis, according to new findings from UAB.

UAB, home of one of four McKnight Brain Institutes, hosted the group’s annual inter-institutional meeting in April.
A business officer in the UAB Dept. of Neurosurgery becomes a patient when co-workers diagnose a blood clot in his brain.
The award honors his distinguished contributions to neuroscience, particularly for discovery of gliotransmission.
UAB will examine cognitive behavior therapy, a form of psychotherapy, that may help reduce the severity of non-epileptic seizures induced by traumatic brain injury.
New research from UAB shows that maintaining healthy dendritic spines — a component of neurons — may be protective against Alzheimer’s disease.
A UAB researcher’s work on gender and quality of life in myasthenia gravis has been named the top abstract at a major neuromuscular disease professional meeting.
Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.
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