369 Results for Blood Proteins

  1. At the Bench: Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, on the Role of Blood Proteins in Neurologic Disease

    ... to receive the award in September of this year. The funds would allow her to continue her work investigating the role of blood proteins in inflammatory processes in the brain in neurovascular disease — an approach

    • Hiscott, Rebecca
    • Neurology Today
    • November 17, 2016
  2. Is Parkinson's Disease an Autoimmune Disease? Where the Research Is Leading

    ... cells from the PD patients' blood samples had a strong response to the alpha-synclein protein fragments. Dr. Sulzer and Dr. Sette said that they suspect that the immune system mistakenly sees the abnormally-misfolded

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • July 20, 2017
  3. In the Clinic-Traumatic Brain Injury: FDA Approves First Blood Test for Brain Bleeds After Mild TBI/Concussion

    .... A NEW APPROVED BLOOD TEST detects two proteins that indicate bleeding in the brain after a head injury.The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a blood test in February for two biomarkers associated with...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • March 22, 2018
  4. At the Bench – Neuromyelitis Optica: A Potential Key to the Mechanism of NMO and a Therapeutic Target

    ... a potential master key: An antibody against glucose-regulated protein 78 (GRP78) weakens the tight junctions of endothelial cells in the blood-brain barrier and gives the anti-aquaporin 4 (AQP4) antibody an open door

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • August 17, 2017
  5. In the Pipeline-Alzheimer's Disease: Evidence for a Blood Test for Alzheimer's Disease

    ... target of interest, and blood tests for that protein are under development, he noted.“This is almost the exact same method as was used in St. Louis, but it was done using a larger cohort,” said Douglas R. Galasko, MD

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • March 08, 2018
  6. In the Pipeline-Alzheimer's Disease: New Evidence for Brain Glucose Dysregulation in Alzheimer's Disease: Abnormalities Evident Years Before Clinical Symptoms

    ...) and glucose transporter-1 (GLUT-1). These transporters work in astrocytes (GLUT1) and also within the vascular endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier (GLUT3). They reported that GLUT3 protein levels were lower...

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • December 21, 2017