Links to external news coverage about research on ALS, Alzheimer's, Huntington's and Parkinson's at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease.

News from external media sources features updates about clinical trials, basic science research, and awards for ALS, Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's research at Mass General Hospital.

Sense of smell in the detection of Alzheimer's Disease

Study led by MGH investigator Mark Albers

Clues to Alzheimer's Risk Seen in Babies' Brains

Cites journal editorial by MGH investigators John Growdon and Bradley Hyman

New insights into treating Parkinson’s from yeast, stem cell experiments

Coverage of study co-authored by MGH physician Vikram Khurana, who is quoted

New Med Not the Answer for Lou Gehrig's

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Merit Cudkowicz

Is Alzheimer’s Your Future From a Midlife?

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Scientists Gain Genetic Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease

Coverage of study led by MGH investigators Rudy Tanzi and Jaehong Suh

Alzheimer's: Two additional gene mutations linked to disease

Coverage of study led by MGH investigators Rudy Tanzi and Jaehong Suh

Gene mutations behind Alzheimer's identified

Coverage of study led by MGH investigators Rudy Tanzi and Jaehong Suh

Alzheimer’s: A Discovery of Two New Gene Mutations

Coverage of study led by MGH investigators Rudy Tanzi and Jaehong Suh

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s: The eyes may have it

Mentions 2010 study led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Gene hunter by day, Aerosmith organist by night

Feature on MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Living with ALS: Medical Gains Can't Come Fast Enough

Covers patient being treated at MGH and clinical trial led by MGH investigator James Berry

Former governor raised ALS profile

Covers patient being treated at MGH and clinical trial led by MGH investigator James Berry

Informatics Core at MIND: Building Tools, Creating Connections

The Informatics Core at MIND offers state-of-the-art bioinformatics services, offering researchers tools and expertise to manage their clinical and research databases.

Alzheimer’s Drug Was Too Good To Be True

coverage of report from group including MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments

Coverage of a study led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

Blocking protein in brain may halt Alzheimer's process

Coverage of a study led by Mass General Hospital (MGH) investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

New Strategy to Halt Alzheimer's Progress: Housecleaning the Brain

Coverage of a study led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

Alzheimer's: The Costliest Killer

Quotes former Mass General Hospital (MGH) investigator Jang-Ho Cha.

Novel Therapy Safe for ALS

Coverage of study co-led by Mass General Hospital (MGH) investigator Merit Cudkowicz.

A journey through Alzheimer's

Article by patient's husband mentions Mass General physician John Growdon.

Boston Researcher Receives $240,000 Award for ALS Research

American Academy of Neurology Award presented to James D. Berry, MD, MPH, during the AAN's 65th Annual Meeting.

Doctor comments on prevalence of Alzheimer's, dementia at death

Video segment featuring MGH physican Alireza Atri.

Feel Like a Butterfly, See Like a Bee? The Mystery of Perception

Article co-authored by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

Amyloid clue to Parkinson’s dementia

Coverage of study led by MGH physician John Growdon.

Genetic Manipulation of Urate may Protect Against Parkinson's Disease

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Michael Schwarzschild.

Resistance to cocaine addiction may be passed down from father to son

Coverage of study co-authored by MGH investigator Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili.

Waste substance found in blood can protect against effects of Parkinson’s disease

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Michael Schwarzschild.

How to Inspire Your Brain (Part I)

Article co-authored by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

How to Inspire Your Brain (Part II)

Article co-authored by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

Enzyme Inhibition Protects Against Huntington's Disease Damage

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Aleksey Kazantsev.

Dr. Rudy Tanzi, rock star of science

Profile of MGH investigator Rudy Tanzi.

New gene triples risk for Alzheimer's disease.

Quotes MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Harvard, MGH to study genomes of 1,500 Alzheimer's patients

Coverage of project led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease.

Harvard Researchers Seek Alzheimer's Causes in Study of Genomes

Coverage of project led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease.

MGH Wins $5.4M Grant Toward Sequencing for Alzheimer's Risk

Coverage of project led by MGH investigator Rudolph Tanzi at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease.

Progress difficult in ‘complicated’ illness (ALS)

Quotes MGH physician Merit Cudkowicz

Is Coconut Oil a Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease?

Rudy Tanzi, Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Research Consortium chairman comments on risks and benefits.

Gene mutation defends against Alzheimer’s disease

Quotes Mass General research investigator Rudolph Tanzi

Gene that fights Alzheimer's may inspire new treatments

Quotes Mass General neurodegenerative disease research investigator Rudolph Tanzi.

What's the Relationship Between the Brain and the Soul?

Video and transcript featuring Mass General investigator Rudolph Tanzi .

A Different Route to Finding a Treatment for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Quotes Mass General physician Merit Cudkowicz

Biogen Idec seeks $1b payoff from solving Lou Gehrig puzzle

Quotes Mass General physician Merit Cudkowicz

Good News: You Are Not Your Brain

Article co-authored by Mass General investigator Rudolph Tanzi

ALS Therapy nonprofit launches first Phase 2 drug trial

Quotes Mass General physician Merit Cudkowicz

Dilemma: When 1 Drug Treats 2 Diseases

Quotes Mass General physician Merit Cudkowicz

Two Studies Hint at How Alzheimer’s Might Spread

Coverage of study led by Mass General physician Bradley Hyman

Path Is Found for the Spread of Alzheimer’s

Quotes Mass General investigator Brad Hyman

Rules Updated for Postmortem Dx of Alzheimer's

Coverage of guidelines issued by team co-led by Mass General investigator Bradley Hyman

Does Brain Size Matter in Clues to Alzheimer's?

Coverage of study led by MGH investigator Brad Dickerson