Repeat deep intronic FGF14 expansion associated with late-onset cerebral ataxia

1. The frequency of dominant deep GAA expansion in FGF14 The gene has been found among French Canadian patients with late-onset cerebellar ataxia (LOCA). 2. This candidate pathological marker was found to reduce expression FGF14 The gene product, fibroblast growth factor 14 (FGF14), in cerebral tissue and motor neurons. Directory rating level: 2 (good) Study … Read more

Virtual social life is possible with brain machine interfaces

prime target in the field of neuroprosthetics to improve the lives of paralyzed patients by restoring their lost abilities in the real world. An example is work done in 2012 by neuroscientists Leigh Hochberg and John Donoghue at Brown University. Their team trained two long-term paralyzed subjects — a 58-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man … Read more