Study of the Week: Do These Protein Fibrils Suggest a Connection Between Certain Neurodegenerative Diseases?

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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CUREPSP Gives Four New Grants for “Prime of Life” Neurodegenerative Diseases
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CUREPSP Gives Four New Grants for “Prime of Life” Neurodegenerative Diseases

CurePSP has just announced their latest Venture Grant recipients. These grants total $320,000 and will all support the research of neurodegenerative disease treatments. CurePSP gives these grants twice every year.…

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Australian Patent Issued for Trehalose (SLS-005) for Neurodegenerative Disorders
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Australian Patent Issued for Trehalose (SLS-005) for Neurodegenerative Disorders

In a press release from late January 2021, biopharmaceutical company Seelos Therapeutics, Inc. ("Seelos") announced the issuance of an Australian patent for Trehalose (SLS-005). The patent (#2019204513) centers around the…

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Researchers at Nagoya University are One Step Closer to Unraveling the Tau Mystery in Neurodegenerative Diseases

According to a recent article in MedicalXpress, researchers in Japan led by Dr. Shinsuke Ishigaki and his team at Nagoya University, have identified new molecular details about tau’s activity. Alzheimer’s,…

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Analyzing the Alzheimer’s Disease Proteome Develops New Drug Targets
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Analyzing the Alzheimer’s Disease Proteome Develops New Drug Targets

  As of right now, there are no treatments for Alzheimer's disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. However, that may soon change. A study led by UCLA researchers identified potential drug…

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Study Delineates Six Stages of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
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Study Delineates Six Stages of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

A recent study published in Acta Neuropathologica discusses the importance of symptom and health management for people with progressive supranuclear palsy. The rare condition, which causes neuronal degeneration, has no cure. But…

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RDMD Gets $14 Million in Financing, Partners with UCB to Research Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
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RDMD Gets $14 Million in Financing, Partners with UCB to Research Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

  According to BioSpace, healthcare technology company RDMD has raised $14 million in Series A financing, and developed a partnership with UCB. In addition to growing their platform to discuss…

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Two Companies Collaborate on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Clinical Trial
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Two Companies Collaborate on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Clinical Trial

According to a story from BioPortfolio, the biopharmaceutical company AlzProtect recently announced that PAREXEL Biotech, which is a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, will be expected to conduct a Phase…

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This Foundation is Offering Cash Rewards for Breakthroughs in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

According to a story from Xconomy, the Rainwater Foundation, which was first founded in the 90s by Texas billionaire Richard Rainwater, is offering cash rewards to the tune of $250,000…

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Two Organisations are Collaborating Over a Potential Drug for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
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Two Organisations are Collaborating Over a Potential Drug for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center and Retrotope are teaming up to study a potential new therapy for patients with progressive supranuclear palsy. For more information about this collaboration, you…

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Tauopathy Fruit Fly Model Reveals Abnormal Genetic Activity Relevant to Neurodegenerative Disease
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Tauopathy Fruit Fly Model Reveals Abnormal Genetic Activity Relevant to Neurodegenerative Disease

According to a public release from University of Texas Health Center at San Antonio on eurekalert.org, research using fruit fly tauopathy disease models has revealed a genetic "copy-paste" activity that…

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