As some US states clash over stay-at-home orders and measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee explains how she's working with economic and policy colleagues to chart a safe path 'back to normal.'
April 16 was World Voice Day to increase public awareness of the importance of the voice and alertness to voice problems. Read a moving message by NeuroNet Faculty Member Dr. Norman Hogikyan and watch a Virtual 2020 World Voice Day Concert hosted by NeuroNet alumnus Dr. Adam Rubin.
Latest research shows that ALS not only damages motor neurons, but also cells that support neuron function. The work was a collaborative effort with Dr. Benjamin Reubinoff, who is an affiliate member of the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies.
Drs. Feldman and Goutman call for action to study how the environment influences ALS risk and progression in a JAMA Neurology article. Dr. Feldman recently received a $2.5 million grant from the NIH to examine the ties between genetics and the environment.
In 2019, our laboratory made discoveries in diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and ALS, which resulted in 21 scientific manuscripts. 2020 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery.