Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Using math to help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases

Protein aggregation—in which misfolded proteins clump together to form large fibrils—has been implicated in many diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and type II diabetes. While the exact role these fibrils play ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Parkinson's database gets massive dose of RNA

A team at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, in collaboration with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), has just added a crucial new element—RNA sequencing data—to its robust study of Parkinson's ...