Brain Diseases

Neuroinfectious Diseases

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Neuroinfectious diseases affect the nervous system, from the brain and spinal cord to muscles and nerves.

There are a wide range of neuroinfectious diseases, including:

Treatments for these diseases may include antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory or anticonvulsive medicines, among other approaches.

Treatments in this area are complex and evolving. There are currently no cures.

Mysteries of Disease that Need to be Solved

How can we minimize the global burden of disability from neurological manifestations of infectious diseases?

Can we develop therapies for neuro-invasive viruses?

Can we improve diagnostics and laboratory science by using molecular diagnostics and serum DNA analysis for diagnosis of infectious disease?

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