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How brain ages may depend on genetic variant linked to Alzheimer’s risk

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have discovered a common genetic variant that greatly impacts normal brain aging, starting at ...

Parkinson’s may be caused by autoimmune gene expression

Susan Conova | 
The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson’s disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be ...