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Sorting out the Structure of a Parkinson’s Protein
Sorting out the Structure of a Parkinson’s Protein
News   Apr 02, 2013

Computer modeling may resolve conflicting results and offer hints for new drug-design strategies.

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Unanticipated Consequences of DNA Hypomethylation; Loss and Gain of Polycomb Mediated Transcription Repression in Somatic Cells
Unanticipated Consequences of DNA Hypomethylation; Loss and Gain of Polycomb Mediated Transcription Repression in Somatic Cells
News   Apr 01, 2013

By genome-wide mapping of the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 (PRC2)-signature histone mark, H3K27me3, in DNA methylation-deficient mouse somatic cells, the Meehan lab shows that loss of DNA methylation is coincident with widespread H3K27me3 redistribution.

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New Mechanism for Long-Term Memory Formation Discovered
New Mechanism for Long-Term Memory Formation Discovered
News   Mar 28, 2013

UCI study also identifies possible gene target linked to cognitive disabilities.

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High Level of Antibodies Linked to Cognitive Decline
High Level of Antibodies Linked to Cognitive Decline
News   Mar 28, 2013

Researchers found that people with high levels of antibodies to five common infections in their blood, previously shown to be associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, also are associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.

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Scientists Discover that DNA Damage Occurs as Part of Normal Brain Activity
Scientists Discover that DNA Damage Occurs as Part of Normal Brain Activity
News   Mar 26, 2013

Findings provide additional support for strategies to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

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Researchers Reverse Fragile X Syndrome Symptoms in Adult Mice
Researchers Reverse Fragile X Syndrome Symptoms in Adult Mice
News   Mar 26, 2013

Picower Institute neuroscientists use single dose of experimental drug; could prove promising for treatment of autism symptoms.

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Human Brain Research Made Easier by Database
Human Brain Research Made Easier by Database
News   Mar 21, 2013

Researchers will be able to access samples from more than 7,000 donated human brains to help study major brain diseases, thanks to a new on-line database, launched by the MRC.

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Breaking Down the Parkinson’s Pathway
Breaking Down the Parkinson’s Pathway
News   Mar 20, 2013

New study is first to analyze how affected brain cells respond during different behavioral tasks.

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New Nanomedicine Resolves Inflammation, Promotes Tissue Healing
New Nanomedicine Resolves Inflammation, Promotes Tissue Healing
News   Mar 20, 2013

A multicenter team of researchers has developed biodegradable nanoparticles that are capable of delivering inflammation-resolving drugs to sites of tissue injury.

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Improper Protein Digestion in Neurons Identified as a Cause of Familial Parkinson’s
Improper Protein Digestion in Neurons Identified as a Cause of Familial Parkinson’s
News   Mar 08, 2013

Researchers at CUMC and others have discovered how the most common genetic mutations in familial Parkinson’s disease damage brain cells.

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