Category: Research

Mount Sinai Receives NIH Grant to Fund Stentrode Clinical Trial

Researchers in Mount Sinai Health System’s Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance have received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study whether a first-of-its-kind brain implant can help restore function in severely paralyzed patients and improve their ability to communicate.

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Researchers Develop New Way to Study Neurodegenerative Diseases

Some proteins in cells can separate into small droplets like oil droplets in water, but faults in this process may underlie neurodegenerative diseases in the brains of older people. Now, Rutgers researchers have developed a new method to quantify protein droplets involved in these diseases, which they explain in the journal Biophysical Reports.

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