Promising new research for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases


Promising new research for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Director of the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, Jeffrey Kordower, reveals how his team of researchers is in a race against time to find effective treatments, if not a cure, for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

New study shows that a commonly used agricultural herbicide crosses the blood-brain barrier

Researchers explore possible effects in the brain Neurodegenerative illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, are among the most perplexing in medical science. The underlying causes of such diseases range from genetic

Arizona State University Biodesign Institute receives three new grants totaling $5.2 million to advance the fight against Parkinson’s disease

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has awarded three new grants totaling $5.2 million to Arizona State University (ASU) to explore three pioneering treatments for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The awards will fund research

ASU’s Biodesign Institute and Banner Health open summer opportunities for neuroscience scholars

If understanding the inner workings of the brain is on your mind, now is the time to explore the Banner-ASU Neuroscience Scholars program. Top-achieving college undergraduate and graduate science students

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Jeffrey Kordower to lead Biodesign’s aggressive fight against neurodegenerative diseases

Arizona State University is honored to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Kordower as the founding director of the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center (NDRC) and endowed Chair as The Charlene and J. Orin

Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50% two years after fecal transplant

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in every 59 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, up from one in every 150 in 2000.