neurology

Early-stage drug candidate diminishes deficits in Parkinson’s Disease

Chemical compound reduces alpha-synuclein, cell stress.


The camera look over the shoulder of a person looking at a computer screen with three brain scans on the monitor that show lit up areas of the brains where activity is occurring.

Studying the preteen brain for insights into mental health disorders

U of U Health and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Consortium develop a resource to study how the brain changes and matures during adolescence.


Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment.


A sound treatment

Biomedical engineer Jan Kubanek has discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at all—just sound waves.