Posts Tagged ‘Neurodegenerative Disease’

Enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) is the standard treatment for a number of lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs). However, this treatment is a lifelong therapy with side effects and complications that can decrease its effectiveness. More importantly these replacement proteins cannot cross the blood brain barrier, thus making them ineffective for over ...

At the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Drs. Elliott Rose, Peter Taub, Eric Jablonka and Ilya Shnaydman have developed the digitally based RoSE Facial Grading System software program for portable tablets (iPads) and computers to objectively measure smile (facial expression) symmetry in the facial paralysis ...

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common age-associated dementia. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that correlates with the accumulation of abnormally aggregated amyloid beta (Ab) in the brain.  Current therapeutic options do not treat the underlying disease and have several side effects.