NeuRA creates a free, quarterly magazine available to supporters as well as scientists, medical professionals and anyone else interested in the latest research findings of our institute. You can read each issue online by clicking on the image, a PDF version is available for each magazine. Click here to access a complete magazine archive.
This issue offers an amazing amount of hope to those affected by Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease. We meet three researchers - brothers Dr Arne Ittner and Prof Lars Ittner, and Dr Nic Dzamko - whose work presents us with new information about the early stages of both diseases. Crucially these new realisations have the potential to reveal how we might better treat them. It's early days yet, but these research paths hold incredible promise. This issue also looks at the benefits that are gained when people who have had a stroke use a Wii-based rehabilitation therapy, and we touch base with some of our young researchers working in the areas of back pain and injury prevention in children.
The summer 2016 issue of the NeuRA Magazine (#19) catches up with Dr Bill Brooks to find out the latest information regarding the DIAN study. We spend time with Prof Vaughan Macefield to become familiar with the innovative technique he uses to understand how the brain influences blood pressure. New research has provided further evidence for subgroups of people with schizophrenia; we find out what this means for treatments. Dr Julie Brown shares why child injury prevention is so important and the policy changes that have been introduced as a result of her research, and we find out what new information our young researchers are bringing to the field of stroke recovery and autism research. To read the PDF click here.