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21 Jun, 2016, 10:38 ET Bryostatin, a PKC epsilon Activator, Generates New Synapses Through Accumulation of the Synaptic Anchoring Protein PSD-95 at Neuronal Membranes

The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) today announced that its lead Alzheimer's drug, Bryostatin, licensed to Neurotrope...


18 Aug, 2014, 09:00 ET Human Brain Deficits of PKCe: Targeted for Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic and Diagnostic Trials

 Today, researchers at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) announced findings from a new study entitled, "PKCe Deficits...


03 Apr, 2013, 10:13 ET Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Partners with Neurotrope BioScience to Advance New Alzheimer's Disease Discoveries

The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) at West Virginia University has entered into a strategic Joint Product Development and...


16 Mar, 2012, 13:06 ET New Clues For the Cause of Alzheimer's Disease

A Defective ApoE Gene, Called ApoE4, Can Contribute to Causing Alzheimer's Disease by Failing to Synthesize the Synapse-Generating Enzyme, PKC...


11 Jan, 2011, 17:01 ET The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Identifies Groundbreaking New Therapies for Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Study in Mice Indicates Disease's Underlying Causes and Finds Compounds That Normalize the Alzheimer's Brain A Blanchette Rockefeller...


21 Jun, 2010, 16:54 ET Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute Names West Virginia Health Innovator as Director of the Alzheimer's Outreach and Registry Program

Helen Matheny, former CEO of WV Medical Foundation Joins Cutting Edge Public Education Program The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute...


14 Jun, 2010, 15:14 ET West Virginia Health Care Leader Shana Phares Named CEO of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute

Longtime State Health Advocate Joins the World's Only Nonprofit Institute Dedicated to the Study of Memory and Memory Disorders The Blanchette...


14 Sep, 2009, 13:10 ET Rockefeller Announces Groundbreaking Alzheimer's Disease Partnership at BRNI

Outreach and Registry Program Will Help Combat and Treat Alzheimer's Today Senator Jay Rockefeller announced an unprecedented and...


02 Sep, 2009, 07:00 ET Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute to Collaborate with Top Brain Injury Group

Agreement Will Advance Research Connecting Brain Injuries to Neurological Disorders like Alzheimer's Disease The Blanchette Rockefeller...


27 May, 2009, 06:00 ET Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease

The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) and Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (Inverness, NYSE:IMA) of Waltham, Massachusetts,...


22 Apr, 2009, 11:19 ET FDA Gives Clinical Trial Green Light on Drug to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Previous Studies Show Bryostatin Protects Against Alzheimer's Protein, Rewires and Repairs Brain Damage The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...


01 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) have discovered...


04 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Drug Found to Create New Connections in Brain, Restoring and Improving Memory

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) have discovered...


10 Mar, 2006, 00:00 ET Alzheimer's Researcher to Speak in Washington; Addresses Woman's National Democratic Club March 16

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel Alkon, M.D., scientific director of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI), will...


26 Jul, 2004, 01:00 ET Drug Treats Both Symptoms and Cause of Alzheimer's Disease

MORGANTOWN, W.V., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A new potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease has been shown to treat both the symptoms and the...