Palmer Clay Richmond, Our Inspiration, 9/11/95 - 10/25/14

He was a teacher, a son, a brother, a friend, an inspiration. Whatever he was to you he was special. Our relationship with him will continue as our experiences with him push us all to love deeper, to work harder and to be better. We love you, Palmer.

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Today, I hear the happiness in my brother’s echoing laugh.  I see the fruit of life in his smiles when my Mom walks into his room.  He is not a vegetable.  I know this, but many don’t.

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In diseases of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, the neurons fail to communicate correctly with each other. As Bonn-based researchers of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) now report in the journal “Neuron“, these connectivity problems can be ascribed to alterations in the structure of the nerve cells. For their study, the scientists investigated diseased nerve cells using high precision methods and subsequently simulated their electrical properties on the computer. In their view, medical interventions that preserve the structural integrity of neurons may...