• diseases
  • Altered neuronal vulnerability underlies many diseases of the human nervous system, resulting in degeneration and loss of neurons. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Degeneration of the axon and synapse, the slender projection through which neurons transmit electrical impulses to neighboring cells, is a hallmark of some of the most crippling neurodegenerative and brain diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington's disease and peripheral neuropathy. (innovations-report.com)