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Light at the End of the Tunnel for Most Individuals With Low-Vision

January 22, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – Progress in research and technology is giving rise to an optimistic future for compensation and restoration of low vision, according to research in a special issue of Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, published by IOS Press. Seven studies explore different aspects of vision loss after damage to the retina, optic nerve or brain due to diseases such as glaucoma or optic neuropathy. Remarkable progress is being made to treat conditions of partial blindness that have previously been considered irreversible.

January 22, 2020

Human Exposure to Aluminum Linked to Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

January 20, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) supports a growing body of research that links human exposure to aluminum with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Researchers found significant amounts of aluminum content in brain tissue from donors with familial AD. The study also found a high degree of co-location with the amyloid-beta protein, which leads to early onset of the disease.

January 20, 2020

Progress in Unraveling the Mystery of the Genomics of Parkinson’s Disease

January 16, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – The International Parkinson Disease Genomics Consortium (IPDGC) has now been in existence for ten years. In an open access article published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease the consortium reviews the progress made over the past decade in the genomics of Parkinson's disease (PD) and related disorders including Lewy body diseases, progressive supranuclear palsy, and multiple system atrophy and looks ahead at its future direction and research priorities.

January 16, 2020

Niels Geijsen Appointed New Co-Editor-in-Chief of StemJournal

January 16, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – StemJournal is pleased to announce the expansion of its editorial leadership with the appointment of Niels Geijsen, PhD, as new Co-Editor-in-Chief. Niels joins Chad Cowan, PhD, who has served as Editor-in-Chief since the journal launched at the beginning of 2019. Together they will guide the development of this open access, peer-reviewed journal in its mission to provide cutting-edge, high quality content to the global stem cell research community.

January 16, 2020