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 (no͝or′ō-dĭ-jĕn′ər-ə-tĭv, nyo͝or′-)
Of, relating to, or characterized by a progressive loss of neurons in the brain: neurodegenerative diseases.
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A main problem to date is that there is a lack of biomarkers and tests for early diagnosis, prognosis, and guidelines for therapy for neurodegenerative diseases.
Upon execution of the final agreement, the principal goals of the research program will be to advance the functional understanding of an undisclosed UOM protein in neurodegenerative diseases by researching its signaling pathways.
SDI promises to provide an important new tool in understanding neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Prothena (PRTA) announced a global collaboration with Celgene Corporation (CELG) through a subsidiary, to develop new therapies for a broad range of neurodegenerative diseases.
Prevail Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing novel gene therapies for patients with Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, has secured USD75m in a series A financing to advance the development of gene therapies for patients with Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases, it was reported yesterday.
[USA], Sep 7 (ANI): A team of researchers has analysed blood samples to create a novel and non-invasive way of helping to diagnose Alzheimer's disease and distinguishing between different types of neurodegenerative disorders.
Approximately 5,600 people in the United States are diagnosed each year with ALS, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is usually fatal within 2-5 years of diagnosis.
Researchers from the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University have discovered that coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and creatine are promising agents for neuroprotection in neurodegenerative diseases via their effects on improving mitochondrial function and cellular bioenergetics and their properties as antioxidants.
The same protein that, in an altered shape, causes mad cow disease and other neurodegenerative disorders maintains the body's cache of blood-producing stem cells, a new study suggests.
Such genes include, but are nor limited to, those involved in neurodegenerative disorders, neuroplasticity, cell death, damage and repair of DNA and proteins, oxidative stress, and maintenance of differentiated cell function.
(Irvine, CA; 949-788-6700) announced that the company has been issued a new United States patent on gene regulation technology involved in treating neurodegenerative diseases.