Deficits in Cellular Recycling May Be Key in Better Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

May, 31 2017

“It’s a time of tremendous revolution in Parkinson’s disease,” says Un J. Kang, MD(link is external), in a short video titled, “...

A Second Drug Is Approved to Treat A.L.S.

May, 05 2017

A new drug for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, was approved on Friday by the Food and Drug Administration...

Darcy Kelley elected member of the American Academy of Sciences

April, 12 2017

Harold Weintraub Professor Darcy Kelley was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research. She is one of 228 new members announced on April 12th by the academy. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences' new honorees will be inducted at a ceremony Oct. 7 in Cambridge, Mass. The list of the 237th class of new members is available at Congratulations to Darcy Kelley!

Brain Aging Linked to Common Genetic Variant

March, 15 2017

A group of researchers has discovered a genetic variant that appears to have a significant impact on how quickly the brain ages in older people, and that may influence a person's risk of...