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Living with Dementia

Medium Spiny Neurons

Dantrolene protects neurons from Huntington’s disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is characterized by ongoing destruction of specific neurons within the brain. It affects a person’s ability to walk, talk, and think - leading to involuntary movement and loss of muscle co-ordination. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Molecular Neurodegeneration shows that the RyanR inhibitor Dantrolene is able to… Dantrolene protects neurons from Huntington’s disease   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

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