Neurological & Psychological Disorders

News on research and diagnostic developments in neuroscience.

The UK-based Dementia Discovery Fund is investing $1.3M in Immuneering's drug-discovery technology in search of new molecular entities for treating Alzheimer's.

An association study involving more than 100,000 individuals led to overlapping and distinct variants involved in bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and subtypes of each.

The designation will help the company accelerate the process of bringing the opioid addiction risk test through regulatory review and clearance.

The multi-year renewal includes DNA Genotek's Oragene-Dx saliva kits and GenoFIND services for custom collection kit packaging and order fulfillment services.

By combining iPSCs, CRISPR gene editing, and transcriptomic approaches, researchers examined the effects of an Alzheimer's disease risk variant on brain cells.

A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more