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September 13, 2021UIC researchers find evidence of possible link between herpes simplex and neurodegenerative diseases
First of its kind study finds protein may restrict the spread of the herpes simplex virus type 1
March 5, 2020Can ALS disease progression be slowed?
Research may provide clues to slow down ALS
July 15, 2019Researchers describe new ALS biomarkers, potential new drug targets
Earlier diagnosis could lead to better treatments
February 20, 2019Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?
A one-two punch: genetic predisposition plus injury
December 5, 2018Using graphene to detect ALS, other neurodegenerative diseases
Detecting disease from a drop of cerebrospinal fluid
January 27, 2017Rebalancing gut microbiome lengthens survival in mouse model of ALS
More evidence of gut/brain relationship
January 13, 2017UIC establishes neurological tissue bank; will use ‘big data’ to find cures
Focus is on epilepsy, ALS, brain tumors
October 28, 2014Gaining neuron knowledge to fight ALS, Alzheimer’s
University Scholar Scott Brady
June 12, 2013Jammed molecular motors may play role in development of ALS
Slowed transport of nutrients in nerve cells may underlie the disease
March 20, 2013Body’s own defenses might stop ALS onset
A chemical found in cells may be harnessed to help the body fight neurodegenerative disease.