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Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia subspecialty Huntington's Disease subspecialty

Faculty Research Highlight

Lin Zhang, MD, PhDRobotic Exoskeleton for the Stabilization of Tremors (RST) in the Hand and Wrist (PDF)
Lin Zhang of UC Davis and Gabriel Elkaim of the UC Santa Cruz College of Engineering have received a 2016 CITRIS Seed Fund Award to develop their novel solution for millions of Americans living with Parkinson’s disease or Essential Tremor.

 

Faculty Research Highlight

Vicki Wheelock, M.D.Human stem cells target Huntington's disease
UC Davis team shows diminished neuron loss, reduced symptoms, and extended life in animal models of HD.

 

Faculty Research Highlight

Ricardo Maselli, MDRicardo Maselli has received a $300,000 grant from the Muscular Dystophy Association to test the use of stem cells to deliver ColQ, a protein that is deficient in a severe form of congenital myasthenic syndrome.

 

 

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