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ALS Gene Tied to Transport of Genetic Materials in Neurons, Study Shows

An international research group, including scientists at the University of Cambridge and the University of Toronto, has found that a gene that causes neurodegenerative diseases plays a key role in moving RNA and related genetic components over long distances in neurons.
Oct 25 / 2019

Tanz Centre welcomes world-renowned scientist as new director

Visionary donor support was instrumental to attracting leading neuroscientist Graham Collingridge to U of T’s Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases. In May of this year, Professor Graham Collingridge FRS CBE was appointed the new director of the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Sep 11 / 2019

Top Award for Neuroscientist

Dr. Gabor G Kovacs receives international award for his research in neurodegenerative diseases. Announced on Jul 18, 2019
Jul 18 / 2019

New Chair in ALS Research Honours Inspiring Champion

The James Hunter Family Chair in ALS Research will boost research into developing therapies to treat and find a cure for the devastating neurological disease that leads to paralysis and death.
Oct 23 / 2018