The Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Toronto is a world leader in scientific research on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, ALS, and Parkinson’s.
Our highly productive researchers and trainees are advancing knowledge of these debilitating brain disorders, from genetics and molecular mechanisms of disease through to translational research driving for better treatments and strategies for prevention.
Feb 15, 2023
A recent clinical trial testing a new drug to treat the root cause of Parkinson’s disease did not show that the drug was effective, but the trial results will offer new information about the development of Parkinson’s disease in the brain and raise new research questions.
Jan 16, 2023
Recent research led by scientists at the University of Toronto’s Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases is helping build a better understanding of iron accumulation in the brains of people with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
Nov 28, 2022
A new equity, diversity and inclusion committee at the Tanz Centre for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases aims to generate grassroots support among faculty, students and staff in creating an inclusive environment at the Centre.
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With our new leadership and your investment, we will stimulate new research pathways towards understanding neurodegenerative diseases.