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Scientists adopt new strategy to find Huntington’s disease therapies Scientists searched the chromosomes of more than 4,000 Huntington’s disease patients and found that DNA repair genes may determine when the neurological symptoms begin. Partially funded by the National Institutes of Health, the results may provide a guide for discovering new treatments for Huntington’s disease and a roadmap for studying other neurological disorders. “Our hope [...] The post Scientists adopt new strategy to find Huntington’s disease therapies appeared first on PsyPost.
Researchers collaborate in development of brain-friendly interfaces Recent research published in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering could eventually change the way people living with prosthetics and spinal cord injury lead their lives. Instead of using neural prosthetic devices–which suffer from immune-system rejection and are believed to fail due to a material and mechanical mismatch–a multi-institutional team, including Lohitash Karumbaiah of the University [...] The post Researchers collaborate in development of brain-friendly interfaces appeared first on PsyPost.
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