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Autoimmune

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Newly identified serum biomarker could improve diagnosis of neuroinflammation

David Vigerust: trauma, neuroinflammation and oncogenesis

Cerebrovascular disease

A report of nontraumatic cortical subarachnoid hemorrhage and subsequent management

New research suggests hypertension may protect against dementia in older individuals

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

CNS/PNS/SNS

New mechanism behind long term potentiation identified

Merlin protein may promote PNS repair

A report of nontraumatic cortical subarachnoid hemorrhage and subsequent management

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

New mechanism behind long term potentiation identified

CTE in retired soccer players - an interview with Helen Ling

Researchers solve enigma of TREM2 protein in Alzheimer’s disease

Demyelinating disease

Antibody show promise against multiple sclerosis

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Alternative MRI contrast agent may reduce gadolinium brain deposits in multiple sclerosis patients

Development and pediatrics

Four steps to eliminate or reduce pain in children caused by needles (part 1)

Reducing social deficits in autism: a role for Melanotan-II? – interview with Elena Minakova

Researchers uncover how Zika virus might cross the placental barrier

Epilepsy and seizure

Lorcaserin shows promising results for treatment of Dravet syndrome

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Connections between Skywalker protein and brain lipids could be a target for the treatment of epilepsy

Genetics

FKBP5 gene may have role in traumatic memories and PTSD

Higher levels of hearing restored in deaf mice using gene therapy

New therapeutic targets identified for Rett syndrome

Headache

Psychological mislabeling of chronic pain: lessons from migraine in the 20th century

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

A report of nontraumatic cortical subarachnoid hemorrhage and subsequent management

Immune disorders and inflammation

Spotlight on neuroimmunology

Adoptive immunotherapy for the treatment of glioblastoma: progress and possibilities

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Infection

Researchers uncover how Zika virus might cross the placental barrier

How does Zika virus affect our neural cells?

The cytopathic effects of Zika virus: has new research discovered what is to blame?

Injury/trauma

Neuropsychiatric aspects of concussion: acute and chronic sequelae

CTE in retired soccer players - an interview with Helen Ling

CTE pathology reported in retired soccer players

Movement disorders

Mitochondrial DNA homeostasis dysregulated in Parkinson’s disease

Natural compound squalamine may prevent Parkinson’s pathology

Overcoming the blood-brain barrier to treat Parkinson’s disease

Neuro-ophthalmology

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Individual retinal ganglion cells imaged with new technique

Increased volumes of orbital and ventricular CSF may cause ocular changes in astronauts

Neurometabolic

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Energy drinks and alcohol may affect adolescent brains in similar way to cocaine

Cholesterol could be key target in fight against glioblastoma

Neuromuscular

Mitochondrial DNA homeostasis dysregulated in Parkinson’s disease

Antibody show promise against multiple sclerosis

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Neuropsychiatry

Neuropsychiatric aspects of concussion: acute and chronic sequelae

FKBP5 gene may have role in traumatic memories and PTSD

Kynurenic acid could prove a useful target to reduce cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia

Oncology/tumor

Collaboration is key: new cross-discipline approaches to glioma – interview with Christian Naus

Adoptive immunotherapy for the treatment of glioblastoma: progress and possibilities

Precision medicine may help guide treatment of pediatric brain tumors

Pain

Four steps to eliminate or reduce pain in children caused by needles (part 1)

Somatic symptom disorder treated with electroconvulsive therapy

An over-the-counter central sensitization therapy: a chronic back pain registry study of pain relief, medication use and their adverse effects

Sleep

The best of 2016 on Neurology Central – a note from the Editor

Sleep disorders linked to stroke risk?

Current treatments to counter sleep dysfunction as a pathogenic stimulus of fibromyalgia