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New ideas change your brain cells Feb 21, 2014

A new study led by Dr. Shernaz Bamji and her research team affiliated with the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute identified an important molecular change that occurs in the brain when we learn and remember.

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Researchers discover how ALS spreads Feb 21, 2014

A study led by Dr. Neil Cashman and his research team affiliated with the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has revealed how the fatal neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is transmitted from cell to cell, and suggests the spread of the disease could be blocked.

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