News tagged with neurodegenerative disorder

Gene linked to aging also linked to Alzheimer's

MIT biologists report that they have discovered the first link between the amyloid plaques that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and a gene previously implicated in the aging process, SIRT1.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Genetics
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Yeast holds clues to Parkinson's disease

Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinson's disease says a scientist presenting his work at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn meeting in Nottingham today.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Medical research
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