Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, the Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor and chair of the Davee Department of Neurology and director of the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors.
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Northwestern investigators, clinicians, and people living with ALS convened in the Feinberg Pavilion for the 13th annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS to celebrate and share new scientific breakthroughs that improve the understanding of ALS and advancements in treating the disease.
Northwestern scientists have discovered the cause of the ‘punch-drunk’ feeling associated with sleep deprivation, and have found that it also increased dopamine and synaptic plasticity in the brain.
A new Northwestern study details the use of protein-like polymers to potentially combat neovascular age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.
D. James Surmeier, PhD, the Nathan Smith Davis Professor and chair of Neuroscience, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Annemarie Opprecht Parkinson Award, an international award recognizing significant contributions to the field of Parkinson’s disease research.
A new study suggests that a dysfunction in neurons’ synapses leads to deficits in dopamine and precedes the neurodegeneration previously thought to cause Parkinson’s disease.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified how a calcium channel in the nervous system contributes to brain inflammation, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, the chair and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology and director of the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics, has been elected president of the American Neurological Association (ANA).
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered how the ALS-associated gene NEK1 disrupts neuronal function in a new study published in Science Advances.
A new Northwestern University-led study published in Nature Neuroscience has discovered that dopamine neurons are more diverse than previously thought, opening new research directions for further understanding and potentially even treating Parkinson’s disease.