Attendees gathered on May 11 for Alzheimer Day, an annual event hosted by the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease to showcase dementia and aging research conducted throughout Northwestern and bring those discoveries to the community.
Browsing: Neurology and Neuroscience
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified the cause of a genetic subtype of autism and schizophrenia that results in social deficits and seizures in mice and humans.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered two ways to preserve diseased upper motor neurons that would normally be destroyed in ALS.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind small, flexible, stretchable bandage that accelerates healing by delivering electrotherapy directly to the wound site.
Targeting calcium signaling in neurons may represent a promising therapeutic approach for treating a rare form of schizophrenia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Feinberg has established the Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, a collaborative hub created to unite interdisciplinary scientists to understand neural mechanisms underlying mental illness, elucidate mechanisms of psychotropic drug action and develop novel therapeutics.
Scientists have developed a wireless, battery-free implant capable of monitoring dopamine signals in the brain in real-time, an advance that could aid in understanding the role neurochemicals play in neurological disorders.
Northwestern scientists have created the first highly mature neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells, a feat that opens new opportunities for medical research and potential transplantation therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.
A team of Northwestern investigators led by Peter Penzes, PhD, has developed a new therapy that could treat Phelan-McDermid syndrome, a subtype of autism spectrum disorder.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered the role of cerebrospinal fluid in cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease.