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PROJECT SUMMARY: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune neuroinflammatory disorder of the central nervous system, characterized by significant disability. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is a related autoimmune neuroinflammatory disorder...

...1756 Information contact – Members@tnaaustralia.org.au www.tnaaustralia.org.au National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke – USA https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Trigeminal-Neuralgia-Information-Page Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (USA) www.tna-support.org   Reviewed by Professor James Lance, AO, CBE, Neurologist...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Epilepsy is a common, immensely disruptive and occasionally fatal disorder affecting about one percent of the population. Drug therapy will prevent seizures in about 70% of patients, but...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Recent evidence supports a role for the cerebellum in the pathogenesis of dystonia. Cervical dystonia is a debilitating, painful neurological disorder that is known to reduce quality of...

...use the MIFE technique to study mechanisms underlying migraine. Migraine is a complex, disabling disorder of the brain that manifests as attacks of often severe head pain with sensory sensitivity...

...in the chemical biology of neurodegenerative diseases, especially the discovery of drugs and drug targets for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). AD is the most common neurodegenerative disorder and...

...known as X-linked spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA), is a rare, recessive, inherited neurodegenerative disorder which causes slowly progressive weakness and wasting of muscles. It also affects the nerves...

Watch Dr Emma Foster accept the research grant award and hear a bit about the project. Project Summary: Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes recurrent seizures. More than 150,000...

...research. www.encephalitis.info National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (USA) www.ninds.nih.gov/health-information/disorders/meningitis-and-encephalitis British Brain and Spine Foundation brainandspine.org.uk Reviewed by: Dr Matthew Kiernan, PhD, FRACP, Consultant Neurologist, Prince of Wales Hospital...

...of Brain Foundation grant funding for research into Motor Neurone Disease – click for more. In 2022 Dr Frederick Steyn was the recipient of Brain Foundation grant funding for research...

...2019 Dr Lin Zhang was the recipient of Brain Foundation grant funding for research into Migraine – click for more. In 2018 A/Professor Karl Ng was the recipient of Brain...

...the molecular pathophysiology of MSA has been barely investigated. In particular, there have been no systematic studies of the perturbation of the brain transcriptome during the onset and persistence of...

...of stroke. We hypothesise that treatment with progranulin will reduce brain damage and improve outcome when given intravenously after stroke. In order to evaluate the therapeutic potential of progranulin, animal...

Project Summary: Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the brain are complex vascular lesions that most commonly present with stroke. Bleeding from AVMs accounts for only 2% of all strokes, but is...

...disease such as multiple sclerosis (MS). In young children however, monophasic brain demyelination is common (named acute disseminated encephalomyelitis-ADEM). Patients with ADEM usually have sudden onset post-infectious brain disease with...

...analysis, supported by the Brain Foundation, detected the involvement of two types of brain systems controlling balance; intermittent and continuous. Intermittent control was indicated by the appearance of abrupt redirections...

Project Summary: Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are abnormalities of blood vessels, in which direct connections form between arteries and veins. The high-pressure arterial blood injects into fragile cerebral veins and...

Project summary It is now well understood that exercise provides numerous benefits to the human brain. Importantly, acute exercise has been shown to modify neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain...

...Disorders and Stroke (US) ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Tremor-Information-Page International Essential Tremor Foundation www.essentialtremor.org Reviewed by Dr Victor Fung, MB BS (Hons) PhD FRACP, Director, Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead....

Visit our Migraine & Headache Australia website for information about headache and migraine. Migraine & Headache Australia is part of Brain Foundation. On our Migraine & Headache Australia website you...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) is an inherited disorder that results in progressive degeneration of the nervous system and heart. The onset of symptoms of this debilitating condition occur in...
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