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Recent neurodegenerative disease-related news releases from Penn Medicine Communications

$3.5 Million Grant Supports Effort Led by Penn Medicine to Diversify Alzheimer's Disease Research

May 5, 2021

Penn Medicine Researchers Discover A Rare Genetic Form of Dementia

October 1, 2020

Penn Researchers Uncover Epigenetic Drivers for Alzheimer’s Disease

September 28, 2020

Penn Researchers Solve Decades Old Mitochondrial Mystery that Could Lead to New Disease Treatments

September 9, 2020

Investigational Drug Stops Toxic Proteins Tied to Neurodegenerative Diseases

September 2, 2020

Giving Commonly Used Muscle Relaxant Through Nose Shows Potential to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

March 12, 2020

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $9.7 Million NIH Grant to Study Traumatic Brain Injuries and Neurodegeneration

October 24, 2019

With $20 Million Grant, Penn Researchers to Develop a Tool to Help Diagnose, Track Parkinson's Disease

October 10, 2019

Penn Researchers Receive $18 Million Grant to Study Connection Between Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Parkinson's Disease

September 30, 2019

Penn Researcher Virginia M.Y. Lee, PhD, Receives $3 Million Breakthrough Prize

September 5, 2019

Measuring the Brain's Amyloid Buildup Less Effective in Identifying Severity, Progression of Alzheimer's Disease Compared to Other Imaging Methods

August 6, 2019

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Raise Risk of Alzheimer's, Dementia. 

July 5, 2019

Largest-Ever Alzheimer's Gene Study Reveals Five New Genes that Increase Risk

February 28, 2019

The Next Frontier of Precision Medicine: Parkinson's Disease

October 2, 2018

First-of-its-Kind Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Guidelines Invigorates Drive for Treatments

August 15, 2018

Drugs in Development for Cancer May Also Fight Brain Diseases, including ALS

August 9, 2018

Penn Medicine's John Q. Trojanowski Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Alzheimer's Association

July 26, 2018

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Impacted by the Liver, Diet

July 24, 2018

Largest Genetic Database on Alzheimer's Disease Now Re-open for Business

July 23, 2018

Rethinking Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment: Target Multiple Pathological Proteins, Not Just One

July 5, 2018

Diverse Parkinson's-related Disorders May Stem from Different Strains of Same Disease Protein, According to Penn Study

May 9, 2018

Penn Study Shows that the "Epigenetic Landscape" is Protective in Normal Aging, Impaired in Alzheimer's Disease

March 5, 2018

Brain Immune System is Key to Recovery from Motor Neuron Degeneration

February 19, 2018

New Alzheimer's Animal Model More Closely Mimics Human Disease

December 4, 2017

Women with Parkinson's Disease Less Likely than Men to Have Caregivers

December 1, 2017

So My Brain Amyloid Level is "Elevated" — What Does That Mean?

October 23, 2017

 Penn Researchers Drill Down into Gene Behind Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

October 19, 2017

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease Diagnoses Trigger Lower Self-Ratings of Quality of Life in Older Adults 

August 3, 2017

Newly Discovered Gene Variants Link Innate Immunity and Alzheimer's Disease

July 17, 2017

Higher Resolution View of Yeast Nanomachine Shows How It Breaks Up Protein Tangles One Ratchet at a Time

June 15, 2017

Penn Medicine Researchers Identify New Biomarkers That May Predict Cognitive Impairment in New Parkinson's Disease Patients

May 17, 2017

Link between Common Prostate Cancer Treatment, Dementia Detailed in New Penn Study

March 30, 2017

Deep Brain Stimulation Studies in Alzheimer's Disease Pose Ethical Challenges

January 24, 2017

Orphan Disease Center Announces Program of Excellence for Motor Neuron Disease

January 9, 2017

Evidence of Alzheimer's in Patients with Lewy Body Disease Tracks with Course of Dementia

January 4, 2017

Penn Study Confirms That "Sniff Test" May Be Useful in Diagnosing Early Alzheimer's Disease

December 20, 2016

More Human-like Model of Alzheimer's Better Mirrors Tangles in the Brain

November 15, 2016

Penn Physician Argues for "Meaningful" Update to National Alzheimer's Act

October 19, 2016

Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Tied to Dementia

October 13, 2016

Penn Alzheimer's Disease Center to Receive $8.8 Million in NIH Funding

August 2, 2016

New Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center Forms National Hub for Alzheimer's Disease Research

July 18, 2016

Penn Medicine Announces $3 Million Gift to Establish Unique Pulmonary Program for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other Neurodegenerative Diseases 

July 12, 2016

Penn Medicine Team and Collaborators Receive NIH Award to Launch Genomics Center on Alzheimer's disease

June 22, 2016

Penn Medicine Scientist Receives $7.5 Million NIH Renewal Grant for Dementia Research

June 20, 2016

Penn MedicineAwarded Fellowship to Train Next Generation of Parkinson's Specialists

April 21, 2016

Penn Study Uncovers Genetic Variation that Predicted Type and Rate of Physical Decline in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

April 14, 2016

Penn Researchers Identify a New Cause of Inherited Neuropathy

March 23, 2016

Antipsychotic Drugs Linked to Increased Mortality Among Parkinson's Disease Patients

March 22, 2016

Penn Medicine Wins NIH Award to Study Progressive Brain Damage from Concussions and More Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries

March 17, 2016

Penn-Engineered Neural Networks Show Hope for Axonal Repair in the Brain, with Minimal Disruption to Brain Tissue

January 19, 2016

Penn's Murray Grossman Receives Special Recognition Award from the Legal Clinic for the Disabled for Dedication to the Disability Community

December 31, 2015

Brain's Hippocampus is Essential Structure for All Aspects of Recognition Memory, Penn Medicine Researchers Find

November 3, 2015

Penn Medicine's John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD, Receives Top Honor for Neuropathology Achievement

July 21, 2015

Higher-level Occupations May Increase Survival in Patients with a Common Form of Early-onset Demtia, Finds New Penn Medicine Research

April 22, 2015

Two Penn Medicine Studies Examine Diabetes Severity in Parkinson's and Sex Differences in Parkinson's Caregiving

April 21, 2015

Plasma Ap0A1 Associates with Age at Onset and Motor Severity in Early Parkinson's Disease Patients, Penn Medicine Researchers Find

April 17, 2015

Penn Medicine Researchers Pinpoint Potential New Drug Target for Protection Against Certain Neurodegenerative Diseases

March 20, 2015

Penn Study Uncovers Secrets of a Clump-Dissolving Protein

January 22, 2015