Experts and Doctors on nerve degeneration in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States


Locale: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Topic: nerve degeneration

Top Publications

  1. Cao S, Gelwix C, Caldwell K, Caldwell G. Torsin-mediated protection from cellular stress in the dopaminergic neurons of Caenorhabditis elegans. J Neurosci. 2005;25:3801-12 pubmed
    ..Together, these data have mechanistic implications for movement disorders, because our results demonstrate that torsin proteins have the capacity to manage sources of cellular stress within DA neurons. ..
  2. Hamamichi S, Rivas R, Knight A, Cao S, Caldwell K, Caldwell G. Hypothesis-based RNAi screening identifies neuroprotective genes in a Parkinson's disease model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:728-33 pubmed publisher
    ..These data represent putative genetic susceptibility loci and potential therapeutic targets for PD, a movement disorder affecting approximately 2% of the population over 65 years of age. ..