Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a potential explanation for the mysterious death of specific brain cells seen in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
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The University of Virginia’s Data Science Institute has always had collaboration at the heart of its mission. Don Brown, founding director of the Data Science Institute, and Micah Mazurek, Associate Professor, have teamed up to use machine learning and integrated data to develop personalized therapy approaches for individuals with autism.
A University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as one of 2018’s most promising medical advances.
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