Nerve cells in the fast lane

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Nerve cells in the fast lane

Dopamine-producing neurons fulfil important function in the brainNerve cells that produce dopamine for the purpose of transmitting signals to other cells affect numerous crucial brain functions.
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National Institute on Aging (April 7, 2015): Nations Gather to Coordinate Global Dementia Research

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Tue, 04/07/2015

NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes joined health ministers, leading scientists, and advocates from around the world March 16-17 in Geneva, Switzerland, to advance dementia research planning on a global scale.

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Mitochondria are altered in human cell model of Parkinson's disease

Buck Institute research provides tool for testing of potential therapeuticsBased on research in fruit flies, it has long been suspected that the most common mutation linked to both sporadic and…
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Protein aggregates save cells during aging

Max Planck Scientists identify new role of protein aggregates in neurodegenerationMuscle cell of a long-lived nematode worm: chaperone-rich protein aggregates (green) accumulate and save the…
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