A New Understanding of How Our Brains Work

Categories: Research News

Blue Brain Team Discovers a Multi-Dimensional Universe in Brain Networks Source: NEUROSCIENCE NEWS, JUNE 12, 2017 This article, appearing in Neuroscience News, reveals a new level of understanding that will force a re-think on brain science.  Using mathematics in a novel way in neuroscience, the Blue Brain Project demonstrates that the brain operates on many dimensions, not …

Read More

CurePSP Venture Grant Goes to Dr. John Steele.

Categories: Research News

Dr. John W. Steele has been awarded a CurePSP Venture Grant for a study titled “iCRISPRi in Human neurons and Glia to Elucidate Selective Turnover of Tau.” At least 13 diseases are classified as tauopathies and, collectively, this common neuropathology affects more than 5.5 million Americans, including military personnel and professional athletes who suffer from …

Read More

Dr Troche Awarded a CurePSP Venture Grant

Categories: Research News

Michelle S. Troche, PhD/CCC-SLP, has been awarded a CurePSP Venture Grant for her research project titled “Developing Treatments for Swallowing and Communication Deficits in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP).” This project won the approval of the Scientific Advisory Board for its strong scientific merits and great impact on PSP patients’ quality of life. Swallowing and communication disorders …

Read More

Breakthrough in clearing toxic misfolded tau, in the Daily-Star, Jan 26

Categories: Research News

          With $100 million from Rainwater family, brain research hits stride BY STEVE KASKOVICH, Star-Telegram, January 26 More than a year after Fort Worth billionaire Richard Rainwater lost his battle with a degenerative brain disease, his quest to find a cure is making progress. A group of top doctors and neuroscientists …

Read More

NINDS/NIH/NIA Funding Opportunity Announcement

Categories: Research News

NINDS/NIH/NIA Funding Opportunity Announcement to support the genetic discovery in PSP, CBD, and related disorders. There will be a pre-application informational webinar on December 20, 2016 from 11:00-1:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a brief introduction to the FOA, and highlight key components and requirements of the different phases of this grant mechanism.    …

Read More

CurePSP receives $200,000 from Nesbitt Charitable Foundation to fund two studies.

Categories: Research News

CurePSP donor funds two innovative studies of PSP Nesbitt grant supports research into both care and cure   New York, NY (November 16, 2016) — CurePSP, the leading nonprofit advocacy organization focused on prime of life neurodegenerative diseases, has received a donation from the Nesbitt Charitable Fund, Houston, Texas, of $200,000 to fund two research …

Read More

Dr. Brent Bluett Talks About Botox and Therapy For PSP Patients

Categories: Research News

Ask a Doctor: Dr. Brent Bluett on PSP by Sylvia Rupani-Smith Very few patients with a rare brain disease such as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, or PSP, have the liberty of choosing a doctor. It’s hard to find a doctor who even knows what the condition is, much less find a specialist for it. When you …

Read More

2016 CurePSP International Research Symposium

Categories: Research News

2016 CurePSP International Research Symposium             October 27, Jersey City, NJ — Starting with a networking session on the evening of Thursday, October 27, and following with a full day of speakers on Friday the 28th, the 2016 International Research Symposium has surpassed all expectations. A record 148 registrants, with some coming from countries as …

Read More

UPenn-Led Consortium Awarded $10.8M NIH Grant to Study Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease

Categories: Research News

  UPenn-Led Consortium Awarded $10.8M NIH Grant to Study Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease Jun 24, 2016 |a GenomeWeb staff reporter   NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging to establish …

Read More

CurePSP Receives Matching Grant Challenge for Genetics Research

Categories: Research News, Uncategorized

Friedman family has committed up to $600,000 New York, NY (June 29, 2016) — CurePSP, the leading nonprofit advocacy organization focused on prime of life neurodegenerative diseases, today announced a matching grant challenge of up to $600,000 from the Friedman family to accelerate genetics research. An initial contribution of $250,000 toward this goal has been …

Read More