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September 10, 2017
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Big Hunt for Small Molecule to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

Two UA researchers say that finding the ideal molecule could open the door to therapeutic drugs to treat diseases such as ALS. Late last year, University of Arizona colleagues Daniela Zarnescu and May Khanna sped west on Interstate 8 bound for … Continue reading

October 31, 2013
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UW work contributes to largest international study of Alzheimer’s genes

Eleven regions of the human genome have been newly discovered to influence the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings stem from the largest international study ever conducted on this disorder, which causes gradual memory loss and other forms of cognitive … Continue reading

November 27, 2011
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MU Researchers Find Synthetic RNA Lessens Severity of Fatal Disease

*Spinal Muscular Atrophy affects one in 6,000 children; no known cure* COLUMBIA, Mo. – A team of University of Missouri researchers have found that targeting a synthetic molecule to a specific gene could help the severity of the disease Spinal … Continue reading