Parkinson's disease
Deep Brain Stimulation Without Surgery
Deep Brain Stimulation Without Surgery
Aggie Mika | Jun 1, 2017
Using interfering high-frequency currents applied to the surface of the mouse skull, scientists can noninvasively target brain regions buried below the cortical surface. 
Exploring the Mechanisms of Music Therapy
Exploring the Mechanisms of Music Therapy
Elizabeth Stegemöller | Mar 1, 2017
The principles of neuroplasticity may underlie the positive effects of music therapy in treating a diversity of diseases.
As the Brain Ages, Glial-Cell Gene Expression Changes Most
As the Brain Ages, Glial-Cell Gene Expression Changes Most
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 10, 2017
Researchers describe how gene expression in different human brain regions is altered with age.
Gut Microbes Linked to Neurodegenerative Disease
Gut Microbes Linked to Neurodegenerative Disease
Abby Olena | Dec 1, 2016
Bacteria in the intestine influence motor dysfunction and neuroinflammation in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease.
Thoughts Derailed
Thoughts Derailed
Tanya Lewis | Apr 18, 2016
The same brain mechanism by which surprising events interrupt movements may also be involved in disrupting cognition, according to a study.
New Hope for Alzheimer’s Blood Test
New Hope for Alzheimer’s Blood Test
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2015
Using autoantibodies as biomarkers, researchers could soon identify people at the highest risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases much earlier than existing methods.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2015
Brain Storms, Orphan, Maize for the Gods, and Paranoid.
Why DBS Works for Parkinson’s?
Why DBS Works for Parkinson’s?
Jef Akst | Apr 14, 2015
Deep-brain stimulation may effectively treat slow movement, tremor, and rigidity in Parkinson’s patients by reducing synchronicity of neural activity in the motor cortex.
23andMe, Genentech Partner on Parkinson’s
23andMe, Genentech Partner on Parkinson’s
Tracy Vence | Jan 7, 2015
Firms enter a multi-year deal for the analysis of whole-genome sequence data, with an eye toward drug discovery for Parkinson’s disease.
Viviana Gradinaru: Clearing the Way
Viviana Gradinaru: Clearing the Way
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Caltech. Age: 33