A Study of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Used to Treat Multiple System Atrophy
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A Study of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Used to Treat Multiple System Atrophy

  A study found on Medscape confirms that the human immune system and the human brain are the most complicated in our biological systems. The two systems are responsible for…

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New Data Shows Neuroprotective Benefits of ATH434 for MSA
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New Data Shows Neuroprotective Benefits of ATH434 for MSA

  In mid-July 2021, biotechnology company Alterity Therapeutics ("Alterity") shared the publication of new data regarding ATH434 for patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA). The data comes from a preclinical…

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MJFF Supports First Study of Anle138b for Parkinson’s
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MJFF Supports First Study of Anle138b for Parkinson’s

  Recently, the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) awarded $1.4 million in funding for Modag, a drug developer whose solutions treat patients with neurodegenerative diseases. In fact, says Parkinson's News…

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ACI-12589 Shows Promise for Diagnosing Parkinson’s and Related Diseases

  At the virtual Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), AC Immune reported positive preclinical trial data for ACI-12589, their forward-thinking diagnostic tool. ACI-12589 is a non-invasive alpha-synuclein positron emission tomography…

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New Tech can help Distinguish Between Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s Disease
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New Tech can help Distinguish Between Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s Disease

According to a story from Medical Xpress, a new technological approach developed at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will allow doctors to distinguish between Parkinson's disease…

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Retired Professor With Multiple System Atrophy Hopes for a Medically Assisted Death
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Retired Professor With Multiple System Atrophy Hopes for a Medically Assisted Death

According to a story from Southwest Journal, retired professor Karen Warren was first diagnosed in 2015 with multiple system atrophy, a lethal neurodegenerative disorder. The disease carries an unpleasant group…

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Researchers Discover Genetic Mutation Linked to Rare Diseases in French-Canadians
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Researchers Discover Genetic Mutation Linked to Rare Diseases in French-Canadians

According to a story from McGill University, a group of Canadian researchers have discovered a mutation in the French-Canadian population that is linked to diseases including multiple system atrophy, Parkinson's…

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Electrical Brain Stimulation Could Effectively Treat Neurodegenerative Ataxias

According to Newswise, new findings indicate that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord and brain may be effective in treating symptoms of a group of rare neurological movement disorders, neurodegenerative ataxias.…

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ICYMI: Recruitment Has Begun For a Phase I Clinical Trial of A Drug Designed to Treat Parkinsonian Diseases
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ICYMI: Recruitment Has Begun For a Phase I Clinical Trial of A Drug Designed to Treat Parkinsonian Diseases

Prana Biotechnology has announced that it has begun recruiting healthy volunteers for its Phase I clinical trial of the experimental drug PBT434. The drug is thought to affect processes linked…

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Phase 1 Trial Set to Begin For Experimental Therapy For Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
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Phase 1 Trial Set to Begin For Experimental Therapy For Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

According to a story from businesswire.com, the company Prana Biotechnology Ltd recently announced that it is beginning the recruitment process for its Phase 1 clinical trial of its investigational product…

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Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases
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Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases

Neurologists working at the NYU School of Medicine have developed a test that can identify some rare degenerative brain diseases, reports NYU Langone Health. Published in the Annals of Neurology…

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