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Neuroscience Q&A

Meet the New Brainiacs in the Fight Against Neurological Diseases

The Liddelow Lab is part of the Neuroscience Institute at NYU Langone. The lab’s research focus is astrocytes and their involvement in human neurological diseases. The team discovered that different…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 9, 2021
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Autoimmunity Digital Spatial Profiling Neuroscience Oncology

Readers’ Favorite Webinars: A Year in Review

NanoString webinars allow you to sit back, relax and listen to a leader in the field talk about his/her research and/or answer your questions.  They have always been a crowd-pleaser,…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 2, 2020
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Neuroscience

Of Inflammasome and Tauopathies in Mice and Men

Tauopathies are a class of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by the aggregation of tau proteins in neurofibrillary tangles in the human brain. These proteins are associated to microtubules and are found…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 27, 2020
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Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

Last year marked remarkable progress for our customers, with hundreds of scientists making exceptional strides in their fields thanks to NanoString® technologies. 2019 saw the commercial launch of the GeoMx™…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 15, 2020
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Events Neuroscience

NanoString is headed to the Windy City for SfN!

Committed to accelerating transformative scientific discoveries, NanoString continues to develop and deliver cutting-edge molecular tools, carefully tailoring the designs to fit the specific needs of each research field and focus…

Amal Katrib / October 14, 2019
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Neuroscience

A Strategic Attack Against Neurological Diseases

Neurological diseases are often multifactorial, brought on by a genetic and environmental tug-of-war and resulting in multifaceted clinical presentations. Such etiological complexity has hindered treatment progress and has necessitated well-thought-out…

Amal Katrib / September 3, 2019
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Neuroscience

A Systematic Evaluation of Immune Response and Plaque Microenvironment Variation in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) – the most prevalent form of dementia – is associated with defining histopathological features that include amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaque deposition and tau protein aggregation, accompanied by synaptic…

Amal Katrib / August 5, 2019
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Neuroscience

New Biology-Driven Drug Discoveries Needed for Treating of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a slowly progressing neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide, leaving behind an immense psychological, emotional, and financial burden on patients, caregivers, and healthcare systems.…

Amal Katrib / June 17, 2019
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Neuroscience

Q&A with Dr. Gregory Carter: Developing Computational Strategies and the MODEL-AD Consortium

Gregory Carter, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at The Jackson Laboratory. His work is focused on developing computational strategies using genetic data to understand complex genetic systems. We recently spoke…

NanoString Admin / March 22, 2019
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Neuroscience

Meta-analysis of AMP-AD Datasets Defines the Transcriptional Landscape of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Accelerating Medicines Partnership – Alzheimer’s Disease (AMP-AD) Consortium was formed to accelerate the development of diagnostics and therapeutics for this devastating and complex disease. One roadblock to development is…

Erin Piazza / January 31, 2019
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Digital Spatial Profiling Neuroscience Q&A

Q&A with Dr. Stefan Prokop – Alzheimer’s: From the Amyloid Hypothesis to the Cellular Phase and Beyond

Stefan Prokop, MD, is a Neuropathologist and Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His work is focused on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) with a specific interest in…

NanoString Admin / October 2, 2018
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Neuroscience

Researcher Profiles: How NanoString® Neuroscience Grant Program Winners are Utilizing nCounter® Technology

Earlier this year, five neuro grant program applicants were awarded nCounter® Neuropathology or Neuroinflammation Panels to profile 24 samples. Applications spanned a wide range of disease specific applications with the…

NanoString Admin / July 18, 2018