The latest issue of the Minnesota Medical Foundation’s Neurosciences News publication is now available in print and online.
Neurosciences News is a publication for those who support brain, nerve and muscle disease research, education and care at the University of Minnesota.
Below, we’ve provided Health Talk readers a snapshot of the news and updates from the latest issue.
When things go wrong in the human eye, the impact on a human life can range from annoying to devastating, with total blindness the ultimate insult. But scientists in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences take up the fight daily, battling their way from questions and problems to answers and treatments. Read more.
The Frank and Eleanor Maslowski Charitable Trust’s recent $140,000 gift to the University’s Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center to fund a small study on bone health in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a perfect example of a small research project bent on delivering big results. Read more.
A former college baseball player, Brian Kraft just wasn’t seeing the ball quite like he used to. While playing recreational softball five years post-college, he felt too clumsy—like his skills were diminishing faster than they should. Read why.
Exciting. Promising. Leading-edge. These are a few of the ways to describe the four University of Minnesota research projects that recently received funding from the Bob Allison Ataxia Research Center. The organization’s board of directors granted more than $240,000 total to four scientists. Read more.