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of sheep infected with scrapie—a neurological disorder similar to bovine spongiform encephalopathy ..... the eyes of animals infected with the neurological diseases. Petrich and his team attribute ..... the retinas of animals for signs of neurological diseases. He expects it will take
improve neuronal function in many patients with PD and other neurological diseases,” says Patricia A. Trimmer, who led the study. Trimmer is associate professor of neurological research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine
years before symptoms arise, we envision a future where our test may be used as a screening test starting at age 45–50. Neurologists may be early adopters of the test, as they are currently involved in Alzheimer's diagnoses, and they are looking for
neuroscience and neurosurgery—and a noninvasive probe capable of micrometer-scale resolution is on the wish list of every neurologist . While two-photon laser-scanning microscopy (2PLSM) has become the standard for minimally invasive high-resolution
cell function, and open new routes to the treatment of neurological diseases , including chronic pain and certain types of visual ..... hope to use this approach as the basis for new therapies for neurological disease." Two new studies, on pain receptors and a mouse
conversion of genes into proteins ( gene expression ). The scientists envision that their method could someday be used to combat neurological diseases. Related: Optogenetics controls timing, duration of gene expression in cells "For the first time, we have been
About two million Americans suffer concussions each year, and too often the result is severe neurological damage or death. “People often don’t realize when they’ve had a concussion, because there is no loss of consciousness
Texas Children’s Hospital’s (TCH’s) comprehensive epilepsy program and associate professor of pediatrics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. The laser-based approach recently placed TCH in the spotlight, making it the first hospital
Collaboration between chemists and vision scientists has resulted in the design of a light-sensitive molecule able to trigger response in cells of the retina and brain.
Two recent studies funded by the NIH's National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have used optogenetics to shed new light on the operation of reward circuits in the brain, and how depression is triggered.