A new study shows that a neurodegenerative syndrome in older adults, frontotemporal dementia, shares several fundamental features with another neurodegenerative disease usually seen in children.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
A new review, published in Nature Reviews Neurology, outlines how upper motor neuron degeneration is an important feature in ALS pathology, and could be key to developing better diagnostic tools and treatments for ALS.
A Northwestern Medicine study uncovered novel findings about sodium channels in neurons that may represent a novel therapeutic target for epilepsy treatment.
A Northwestern Medicine study, led by a PhD student, found that overexpressing a protein called CREB improved memory impairments in aged rats.
Children with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of epilepsy through adulthood, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an alternate method of signaling used by proteins called group I metabotropic glutamate receptors, a finding that could be used to develop novel drug treatments for many neurological disorders.
New Northwestern Medicine research shows how astrocytes, a type of cell in the brain, may play a role in regulating a pathway that is overactive in Parkinson’s disease.
Les Turner ALS Symposium Gathers Scientists, Patients and Experts to Celebrate Research, Patient Care and Education
Physicians, patients, scientists and supporters gathered at the 6th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair to share research updates, provide patient education and foster new scientific collaborations.