Three Ryan Institute faculty are co-authors on breakthrough studies at Northwestern University and Harvard Medical School.Continue reading "Ryan Institute researchers are part of breakthrough studies on “mature” neurons, epigenetics in aging"
Category: Research News
Two new grants support Ryan Institute investigators
Two new grants from the Roddy Foundation fund innovative equipment for Ryan Institute research.Continue reading "Two new grants support Ryan Institute investigators"
URI to offer undergraduate degree in neuroscience
The program will offer students access to faculty expertise from the Ryan Institute for Neuroscience and five URI colleges.Continue reading "URI to offer undergraduate degree in neuroscience"
New faculty member Claudia Fallini investigates how modulation of the cytoskeletal protein actin could potentially be an ALS therapy.Continue reading "Cytoskeleton Keys"
Steps to Brain Health
A new study on the impact of exercise on cerebral amyloid angiopathy shows long-term physical activity may help reduce neuroinflammation.Continue reading "Steps to Brain Health"
NSF grant supports smart glove development
Associate Professor Kunal Mankodiya receives $250,000 National Science Foundation grant for smart glove to help treat people with Parkinson’s disease.Continue reading "NSF grant supports smart glove development"
Historic gift benefits neurodegenerative disease research
Tom and Cathy Ryan give $24 million to support Ryan Institute research, as part of historic $35 million gift to URI.Continue reading "Historic gift benefits neurodegenerative disease research"
LSVT BIG Study
A new study at URI looks into a well-known therapy to help people with Parkinson’s disease regain functional activity.Continue reading "LSVT BIG Study"
New Transgenic Model enables CAA and Alzheimer’s research
A novel transgenic rat model may enable better understanding of amyloid buildup in cerebral blood vessels and help researchers gain new insights on cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the Van Nostrand lab.Continue reading "New Transgenic Model enables CAA and Alzheimer’s research"
Parkinson’s Nutrition Study
A study is underway at URI to assess how technology could help people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers more easily access relevant nutrition informationContinue reading "Parkinson’s Nutrition Study"