Gene TMEM230 suggests novel mechanism for Parkinson’s disease Jun 6, 2016 The discovery of a new gene, TMEM230, illuminates a possible mechanism to explain Parkinson’s disease.
Exercise may slow symptoms of Parkinson’s disease Apr 21, 2016 Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say that for some, regular exercise could slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
4th Neurocritical Care Research Conference to be held in Texas Medical Center Apr 12, 2016 Dr. Jose Suarez leads a conference to bring together a diverse group of scientists and physicians from around the globe to promote collaboration in neurocritical research and patient care.
Alliance to discover transformational therapies for people with neurodegenerative disease Feb 9, 2016 Dr. Huda Zoghbi will lead a team with UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, to find therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseases.
Zoghbi to receive the prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal Feb 1, 2016 The National Academy of Science announced Dr. Huda Zoghbi will be the recipient of this year’s prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal.
Normalizing the levels of MeCP2 in a mouse model of MECP2 duplication syndrome restores neurological function Nov 25, 2015 Using genetic techniques and a small molecule that can target specific genetic material, Baylor researchers find it is possible to reverse the effects of neurological disorders in mice.
Deep brain stimulation overcomes cognitive deficits in Rett mice Oct 14, 2015 Baylor researchers find deep brain stimulation – usually used to treat movement disorders – overcomes the learning and memory deficits in mice whose symptoms mimic those of Rett syndrome.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Sep 24, 2015 The Houston community will have an opportunity to hear one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer’s disease discuss the latest research on the disease at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture.
Zoghbi receives seven-year Javits award to advance ataxia research Jul 31, 2015 Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi has been awarded a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Award-winning play raises awareness for Alzheimer’s disease in African-American community Jul 9, 2015 African-Americans are two times more likely to develop the debilitating neurological disorder and are less likely to have an early diagnosis, resulting in less treatment time.