Neuroscience

Scientists zero in on treatment for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

About 1 in 2,500 people have a degenerative nerve disease called Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). The disease is typically diagnosed in children, who can lose their ability to walk and use their hands for fine motor skills. There ...

Neuroscience

Scientists block evolution's molecular nerve pruning in rodents

Researchers investigating why some people suffer from motor disabilities report they may have dialed back evolution's clock a few ticks by blocking molecular pruning of sophisticated brain-to-limb nerve connections in maturing ...

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