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Prague Scientists Dive Deep to Inform Mechanisms of Epilepsy

October 12, 2017

Prague scientists have discovered the mechanism driving an ion channel that causes epilepsy. Read more


Prague Scientists Shut Off Pain

July 3, 2017

Neuroscientist Norbert Weiss, PhD, and his team at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague, in collaboration with Gerald W. Zamponi’s team at the University of Calgary in Canada have discovered a new molecule that can reverse chronic pain. Read more


Genetic Variant of Calcium Channels Could Be an Underlying Cause of ALS

August 22, 2016

Researchers at the Czech Academy of Sciences report that two mutations, previously linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), disrupt the ability of a calcium channel to transport calcium ions in nerve cells. Read more


ALS mutations in Calcium Channel Seen to Disrupt Neurons That Help Control Movement

August 9, 2016

Researchers at the Czech Academy of Sciences report that two mutations, previously linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), disrupt the ability of a calcium channel to transport calcium ions in nerve cells. Read more


Prague Scientists Discover New Genetic Cause of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

August 6, 2016

Prague scientists have discovered the mechanism driving an ion channel that causes epilepsy. Read more