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...blood markers that can differentiate between patients with brain tumours and healthy controls with over 99% accuracy. We plan to validate this panel during the monitoring of patients with brain...

...well as neuropsychiatric disorders. Notably, T. gondii infection also results in inflammation in the brain. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke are common forms of brain injury that affect millions...

...cells) can provide the answer. These stem cells can be used to make 3D cortical brain organoids, or ‘mini-brains’. These ‘mini-brains’ contain the same genetic make-up as the patient they...

...and Stroke – USA https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Muscular-Dystrophy-Information-Page   Reviewed by Professor Kathryn North, MD, FRACP, Professor, Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney and Head, Neurogenetics Research...

See also Motor Neuron Disease Description Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a degenerative disorder of specific nerve cells of the spinal cord, brain stem...

...using a technique to image brain activity at very fine-grained detail, known as two-photon calcium imaging, and a model of the brain grown in a dish, known as a brain...

...(PD) spread throughout the brain. Amongst the earliest detectable changes in the PD brain is the aggregation of a small protein of unknown function called alpha-synuclein (α-syn). The abnormal, aggregated...

...clinicians with a greater understanding of brain related changes associated with this treatment at a time of development when the brain is thought to have greater adaptability to injury.  ...

PROJECT SUMMARY: Glioblastoma (GBM) is a devastating primary brain cancer that affects around 800 Australians annually. Despite surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, 1 in 2 people diagnosed with GBM will not...

...can develop effective strategies to promote functional recovery. Until recently the predominant method for studying brain injury was to examine brain tissue harvested post-mortem from experimental animal models or human...

...Foundation has the potential to significantly improve the clinical outcome in brain cancer patients. In addition, as the experimental work will be performed by a trainee neurosurgeon, the Brain Foundation...

...brain cells from “excitotoxic” injury (a form of brain injury that occurs during stroke). We intend to identify and further characterise these platelet-derived brain protective agents and explore further their...

Brain Injury Award funded by Rosemary Palmer Brown and Robert W Harvey Estates Assessment of the neuroprotective properties of the amlyoid precursor protein (AAP) following brain injury. Dr Corinna Van...

Healthy Brain Research Award For research relating to the Brain Foundation Healthy Brain Program. NM Rothschild & Sons (Australia) Ltd Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and Brain Foundation...

PROJECT SUMMARY: In Australia, brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer-associated death for adults under the age of 40 and children under the age of 10, with one person...

Project Summary: As a neurosurgical trainee at the Royal Melbourne Hosptial, Dr Mitchell manages the care of patients with brain cancer. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common, and most...

...the nervous system. Excessive glutamate activity in the brain has been implicated in several neurological disorders including epilepsy, stroke and brain injury. In particular, glutamate plays a critical role in...

...7077 or 0418 561 796 Email rettaust@bigpond.com.au International Rett Syndrome Foundation www.rettsyndrome.org National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (USA) https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Rett-Syndrome-Information-Page Rett Syndrome Australia rettaustralia.com Reviewed by Padraic Grattan-Smith, Sydney...

...the disorder. Brain imaging techniques show that people with dyslexia process phonological information (i.e. sound-based information) in a different area of the brain than non-dyslexics. Treatment There are variations in...
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