Neurology News

Autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder focus of monthly genetic seriesJan 12, 2011
"Evening with Genetics" to focus on autism, ADHD and bipolar disorder.
Diagnostic criteria revised for Rett SyndromeJan 10, 2011
International consortium, including BCM researchers, revise criteria for diagnosing Rett Syndrome.
Unzipping zinc protects hippocampal neuronsJan 5, 2011
Discovery paves way for development of neuroprotective medicine for seizure, stroke, brain trauma and more.
Inhibitory neurons key to understandingNov 10, 2010
Study reveals alteration of signal from neurons can produce features of disorders such as autism.
Parkinson disease study now enrollingNov 2, 2010
Enrollment open for study into gene therapy for Parkinson's disease.
Genetics spurs next generation of brain researchOct 21, 2010
National investment into human genome spurs next generation of brain research.
Life cycle of adult hippocampal newborn neuron uncoveredOct 8, 2010
New BCM study could play role in understanding learning, memory and disorders that affect hippocampus.
Genetic parsing of precursor protein gives clues to Alzheimer's diseaseSep 29, 2010
BCM researchers looking into information that would determine Alzheimer's drug development
Baylor joins Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative as official siteSep 28, 2010
Enrollment open for Parkinson's disease program at BCM.
Brain imaging gives new insight into mental disordersAug 25, 2010
New tools combine fMRI machines and economic gains provide clues to mental disorders.