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Antibody Makes Alzheimer’s Protein Detectable in Blood

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Dr. Francis Collins Age can bring moments of forgetfulness. It can also bring concern...

Antibody helps detect protein implicated in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

May lead to novel ways to diagnose, monitor brain injury by Tamara Bhandari Researchers use mouse brains (above) to study...

$3.5 million funds study aimed at applying precision medicine to rare tumor disorder

Research to focus on causes of diverse symptoms in neurofibromatosis By Tamara Bhandari April 13, 2017 David Gutmann, MD, PhD,...

Riboflavin and a Smart Doctor Save Ruby!

By Ivanhoe Broadcast News on April 14, 2017Medical Breakthroughs ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Brown- Violetto- Von Laere Syndrome...

Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded

School of Medicine faculty honored for dedication, talent, achievements February 21, 2017 Several Washington University School of Medicine faculty members recently were...

Washington University’s seizure study gives family hope

Seizures are one of the most common neurologically-based emergencies for children and now, Washington University doctors at St. Louis Children’s...

Designer compound may lead to new dementia treatment

A new study has found a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. By Amy Wallace   |   Feb....

With $100 million from Rainwater family, brain research hits stride

Fort Worth investor Richard Rainwater died in 2015, six years after being diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). Star-Telegram Steve...

Drug compound halts Alzheimer’s-related damage in mice

Appears to reverse some neurological harm By Tamara Bhandari January 25, 2017 In some people, the brain protein tau collects...

A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder

Like many patients visiting a doctor’s office, Kim Sebenoler started out her appointment by heading to the nearest restroom to...