The March issue of Wired magazine features an article about brain-computer interfaces, with a profile of Mark Nagle, the first patient in a controversial clinical trial that seeks to prove brain-computer interfaces can return function to people paralyzed by injury Continue reading Mind Control
Link to article on PubMed by Lee YC, Soong BW, Liu YT, Lin KP, Kao KP, Wu ZA. The Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital #201, Sec. 2, Shih-Pai Road, Peitou District, Taipei, Taiwan 11217 (ROC). BACKGROUND : Myelin protein Continue reading Median nerve motor conduction velocity is concordant with myelin protein zero gene mutation
There’s an interesting article on the BBC News site about the World Community Grid project, a distributed computing effort to study proteins and their role in the human body. The hope is that a better understanding of the roles certain Continue reading PCs do thousands of years of work
Dr. Zarife Sahenk will be the keynote speaker at a seminar to be held at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio on April 8th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The seminar will cover what is new in Continue reading Dr. Zarife Sahenk to speak at Ohio State University Medical Center
The January/February issue of Quest (from MDA) mentions the search for participants in the CMT Database. You can also contact Carly Siskind at (313) 577-5273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MDA’s web site is listing three clinical trials that people with Dejerine-Sottas are eligible for. Please note that these trials are not designed to test treatments for Dejerine-Sottas in particular; rather, the researchers are looking to determine the safety of Continue reading Clinical trials
This just in from the Christopher Reeve Action Network: Good News: We have a pro-stem cell bill. Let’s get behind it! The first 100 Days of 2005 are critical for stem cell research and somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT or Continue reading Support the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
From HNF-Cure.org: The first major advance comes with the passing of the “FY 2005 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations” bill by the United States House of Representatives. This bill includes a call by Congress to have the Continue reading CMT research funding and results make headlines