Author Archives: Patricia Silva PhD

Novel Insights Into Neurodegenerative Diseases Linked to TDP-43

Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) recently revealed new insights into the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases. The study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, is entitled “The Progranulin Cleavage Products, Granulins, Exacerbate TDP-43 Toxicity and Increase TDP-43 Levels”. Mutations in…

ALS Association Reveals New Insights Into a Protein Linked to ALS

The ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association revealed that a team of researchers funded by the Association and led by Dr. Timothy Miller and Dr. Randall Bateman from Washington University in Saint Louis, recently discovered important insights into the ALS-related protein called copper (Cu)/zinc (Zn) superoxide dismutase (SOD1). ALS…