Category: 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 mostly in neurons; their main function is to modulate the...

/ January 27, 2020

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™ Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP) at AACR and the launch of...

/ January 15, 2020

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 area. We are excited to feature our multianalyte and multiplexed...

/ October 14, 2019

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 and systematic strategies of attack to mitigate their global burden....

/ September 3, 2019

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 loss, neuronal death, and cognitive decline. The neuropathological changes in...

/ August 5, 2019