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  • 28 November

    Gene Discovered to Cause Rare, Severe Neurological Disorder

    Researchers have linked a debilitating neurological disease in children to mutations in a gene that regulates neuronal development through control of protein movement within neuronal cells. The scientists from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University, led by Peter McPherson, along with collaborators in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Germany, …

October, 2016

June, 2016

  • 27 June

    Alzheimer’s Genetics Point to New Research Direction

    A University of Adelaide analysis of genetic mutations which cause early-onset Alzheimer’s disease suggests a new focus for research into the causes of the disease. Previous research has revolved around the idea that accumulation in the brain of a small, sticky protein fragment — amyloid beta — causes Alzheimer’s disease. …

January, 2016

  • 27 January

    Geisinger Researchers Discover 17 Genes Related to Brain Disorders

    DANVILLE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A recent study led by a team of researchers at Geisinger Health System’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) identified 17 new genes causing autism and other related brain disorders, including intellectual disability/developmental delay, epilepsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. …