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2017

Past, Present and Future of Neurodegenerative Diseases

GTCbio | July 6th, 2017

Neurodegenerative diseases encompass a broad array of conditions that involve progressive functional loss and neuronal cell death. In 1960s, neuroanatomists started examining neurons, glia, myelin, and synapse structure at the light and electron microscopic levels. At that time, neurology was known as a specialty in which one could diagnose, but not treat. In early 1970s,…read more