neurodegenerative diseases

Four Researchers From Asia Receive L’Oréal-UNESCO Awards

The L’Oréal-UNESCO International Awards For Women in Science acknowledge outstanding women who are pushing the frontiers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Takeda Completes Acquisition Of Shire

The acquisition of Shire allows Takeda to expand its R&D efforts in four therapeutic areas: oncology, gastroenterology, neuroscience and rare diseases.

How Protein ‘Entanglement’ Leads To Brain Diseases

These findings suggest that preventing protein entanglement could be one way to treat neurodegenerative diseases caused by polyglutamine proteins.

Macrophages, The Little Helpers That Heal Broken Blood Vessels (VIDEO)

Macrophages can grab the broken ends of a ruptured blood vessel in the brain and ‘stick’ them back together, helping them heal faster.

Betting Big On The Brain

Professor Nancy Ip blends the latest technologies with the ancient wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine, all in the name of solving challenges such as Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.