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New Technique Can Diagnose Glaucoma Earlier
New Technique Can Diagnose Glaucoma Earlier
News   Apr 28, 2017

The new test could mean patients are diagnosed up to ten years earlier than currently possible, resulting in earlier treatment before sight loss begins.

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Stem Cells Aid Understanding of Angelman Syndrome
Stem Cells Aid Understanding of Angelman Syndrome
News   Apr 26, 2017

University of Connecticut researchers are using stem cells to learn more about Angelman syndrome and identify possible therapeutic strategies.

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Metrion and Venomtech Collaborate
Metrion and Venomtech Collaborate
News   Apr 24, 2017

Combining Metrion's electrophysiological expertise and screening capability with Venomtech's compound library and venom-based drug discovery expertise will rapidly exploit and develop novel tools for ion channel drug discovery research.

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Class B G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM
Class B G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Structure Solved by Cryo-EM
News   Apr 24, 2017

Researchers at Monash University solve structure of drug target for osteoperosis, diabetes and obesity.

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Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma
Representation of Multiple Body Parts in the Missing-Hand Brain Area Smashes Dogma
News   Apr 21, 2017

UCL neuroscientists scan brains of congenital one-handers and discover sensorimotor reorganization of the missing-hand territory, suggesting our current teaching on hard-wired brain organization may be wrong.

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Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
Crucial ‘Traffic Regulator’ Discovered in Neurons
News   Apr 21, 2017

MAP2 has been shown to regulate the transport of vital molecules along axons, a finding which could help to better understand neurodegenerative diseases.

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Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice
Medical Research Council Scientists Repurpose Two Drugs That Arrest Neurodegeneration in Mice
News   Apr 20, 2017

MRC researchers have identified two drugs currently used to treat other conditions slow down neurodegeneration in animal models.

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Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found
Animal Model For Rare Brain Disease H-ABC Found
News   Apr 20, 2017

Professor Ian Duncan describes his 29-year quest to understand the root-cause of a brain disease he identified in rats, and in doing so has found the link to a fatal and rare childhood brain disease in humans, H-ABC. Meaning the development of a cure is now possible.

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Brain Organoid Created from Stem Cells
Brain Organoid Created from Stem Cells
News   Apr 19, 2017

The 'mini brains' will help researchers study the cause of, and develop treatments for Parkinson's disease.

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High-Resolution Imaging with Conventional Microscopes
High-Resolution Imaging with Conventional Microscopes
News   Apr 19, 2017

New technique relies on expanding tissue before imaging it with a conventional light microscope.

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