MindImmune co-founders Frank Menniti and Robert Nelson are affiliated faculty at the Ryan Institute. This funding advances their work on an antibody treatment that targets peripheral immune cells found to play a role in driving Alzheimer’s disease.Continue reading "URI-affiliated biotech raises $12 million for Alzheimer’s research"
A new study published in Nature Aging and conducted by William Van Nostrand in collaboration with Yale School of Medicine and Stony Brook University shows that trouble with the brain’s clearance systems may contribute to cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).Continue reading "Dysfunction in brain’s clearance systems may contribute to CAA"
The Ross Lab is the recipient of a $179,500 grant from the Champlin Foundation to acquire Laser Capture Microdissection technology.Continue reading "Ross lab receives Champlin Foundation grant"
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"
The Ryan Institute is included in a spotlight on shifting trends in Alzheimer’s research in the latest issue of Science.Continue reading "Spotlight in Science"
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"
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"
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"
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"
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"