Encouraging findings for Batten disease drug

The FDA-approved, lipid-lowering medication gemfibrozil may prevent the progression of juvenile Batten disease, according to researchers at RUSH. Results from the study were recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience.


In Krabbe disease, neurons may bring about their own destruction

The gene defect underlying Krabbe disease causes degeneration of neurons directly, independent of its effects on other cell types, according to a new study publishing July 5 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Daesung ...


Team discovers novel root cause of tau-induced neurodegeneration

Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) today reported the discovery of a novel mechanism by which pathological forms of tau protein cause neurons to die. Alzheimer's ...

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