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Featured Research: FRET-based Tau seeding assay does not represent prion-like templated assembly of Tau filaments

Senthilvelrajan Kaniyappan, Katharina Tepper, Jacek Biernat, ... & Eckhard Mandelkow 



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ICMN2020 Conference

It is with regret we announce the cancellation of the 6th International Conference on Molecular Neurodegeneration, due to the unstable situation and travel restrictions surrounding the novel Coronavirus.

Please see the ICMN website for further details.

Parkinson's disease - a series of reviews

Molecular Neurodegeneration presents a new thematic series, collating reviews on recent advances in Parkinson's Disease research. 

Guest Edited by Mark Cookson and Ted Dawson, reviews will continue to publish throughout 2020. The collection can be read here.

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The leading open access journal in the field of neurosciences, Molecular Neurodegeneration encompasses all aspects of neurodegeneration research at the molecular and cellular levels.


  • Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Huaxi Xu, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA

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Parkinson's Disease - A Series of Reviews

Molecular Neurodegeneration
Novel Systems and Emerging Concepts

Molecular Neurodegeneration
Basic biology and disease pathways

Molecular Neurodegeneration is the official journal of the BrightFocus Foundation.


Guojun Bu, Mayo Clinic, USA

Huaxi Xu, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA

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