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Barrow Study Suggests Important Drug Target for Glioblastoma

A new study led by Shwetal Mehta, PhD, at Barrow Neurological Institute found that a particular enzyme, known as HDAC1, may play a larger role in glioblastoma than...

R01 Grant Supports Further Study of Role of Immune Cells in ALS, FTD

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an R01 grant to Rita Sattler, PhD, and her team of investigators to fund their research on the role of microglia...

Barrow Study Suggests Immune Cells Contribute to Neurodegeneration

A new study suggests that immune cells in the brain and spinal cord might play a role in neurodegenerative diseases when altered by a specific genetic mutation. The...

Dr. Richard Dortch: #TheMindBehind Imaging Research for Nerve Degeneration, Repair

As an undergraduate student majoring in electrical engineering, Dr. Richard Dortch envisioned a career at either a communications or utility company. But while working on cochlear implants for...

Barrow Scientists Honored for ALS Research at MLB’s Lou Gehrig Day

In honor of MLB’s inaugural Lou Gehrig Day on June 2, the Arizona Diamondbacks recognized two researchers from Barrow Neurological Institute at their game at Chase Field. Robert...