Human Exposure to Aluminum Linked to Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

New research finds close association between high aluminum content and amyloid-beta

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. More...

January 20, 2020

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

The International Parkinson Disease Genomics Consortium reviews the progress made since it was founded ten years ago and looks ahead at future research priorities

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. More...

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. More...

January 16, 2020

Immigration and Transition: Emerging Trends in Spina Bifida Care

In this collection of studies published in the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine experts document the shifts in age and ethnicity of spina bifida patients and highlight the emerging trends in caring for these patients

January 15, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – In this collection of articles in the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine (JPRM) experts highlight the emerging trends in spina bifida care in response to challenges faced by spina bifida patients and their physicians due to demographic shifts in age and ethnicity and other societal factors. More...

January 15, 2020