Huntington’s disease is an inherited disorder that damages nerve cells and causes parts of the brain to deteriorate, leading to uncontrolled movements and cognitive problems. There is no way to … Continue Reading Study identifies previously unknown proteins in Huntington’s disease pathology.
Mitochondrial diseases are maternally inherited genetic disorders that cause a wide spectrum of debilitating conditions and which currently have no cure. In a new opensource study published in the journal … Continue Reading Researchers successfully ‘edit’ mitochondrial DNA to prevent inherited disease in animal model.
The brain is protected by a barrier of cells that tightly regulates the transport of substances into this organ in order to prevent infection. The essential protective function of this … Continue Reading New ‘shuttle’ can cross the blood-brain barrier and transport substances into the brain.