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Neurology

Health
Johns Hopkins researchers identify potential window for treating ALS
Published April 8, 2022
A cell type called astrocytes may contribute to motor neuron death during ALS progression, offering a treatment target for the degenerative disease
Three from Hopkins named to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 20, 2021
Cardiologist Ronald Berger, neurologist Ted Dawson, and biomedical engineer Jordan Green are among 164 selected to join the academy this year
Wearable motion sensors help predict outcomes for patients with severe brain injury
Published Dec 17, 2021
These devices record motor signals found to be correlated with levels of patient consciousness and purposeful movement and can help doctors predict patient outcomes
In study, transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs
Published Oct 2, 2019
By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers potentially open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain
Infectious disease
Schizophrenia linked with abnormal immune response to mono
Published Jan 9, 2019
Researchers say schizophrenia might alter the immune system to make patients susceptible to the virus, or the virus might cause the psychological disorder
Brain health
Illness and infection linked to dementia-related brain changes
Published Sept 27, 2018
Hospitalization, critical illness, and major infection may diminish brain structures that are most commonly affected by Alzheimer's disease
Biomedical engineering
Bringing a human touch to prosthetics
Published June 20, 2018
When layered on top of prosthetic hands, e-dermis device brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips
Brain science
Think tank
Published Summer 2018
Scientists write about what they'd most like the public to understand about the human brain / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Neurology
Rare genetic variation may be linked to schizophrenia
Published Jan 3, 2018
Scientists successfully reverse anti-social behavior in mice by targeting 'thunder' protein
Autism
Overcoming language challenges
Published March 3, 2017
Study shows how some adults with autism compensate for childhood language difficulties associated with the disorder / School of Medicine