Three Cell Types Help the Brain Tell Day From NightNews
Salk researchers identify light-sensitive cells in humans that appear to help establish healthy day-night cycles.
Mouse Study Shows That Gut Proteins Can Drive MS-like InflammationNews
The factors in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) that act as a trigger for the immune system to attack the brain and spinal cord are still a mystery. In a new study, researchers used an animal model to show proteins and immune cells in the gut may play a roleREAD MORE
To Get More Oxygen to the Brain, Just BreatheNews
Contrary to accepted knowledge, blood can bring more oxygen to mice brains when they exercise because the increased respiration packs more oxygen into the hemoglobin, according to an international team of researchers who believe that this holds true for all mammals.
A Week in the Dark Alters Mouse Brain Networks and HearingNews
Scientists have known that depriving adult mice of vision can increase the sensitivity of individual neurons in the part of the brain devoted to hearing. New research has revealed that sight deprivation also changes the way brain cells interact with one another, altering neuronal networks and shifting the mice's sensitivity to different frequencies.READ MORE
Gladstone-led study also finds target that boosts protein clearance, prolongs cell life.READ MORE
Industry leader to direct company growth, commercialization of phase 3 programs in Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia, and expansion of diverse CNS pipeline.READ MORE
The drug, an asthma medication called formoterol, strengthened nerve connections in the hippocampus.READ MORE
Findings highlight potential therapeutic targets.READ MORE
Researchers have discovered a pathway by which the brain controls a molecule critical to forming long-term memories and connected with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.READ MORE
Two Yale School of Medicine research programs are among nine nationally to receive grants under a new federal program.READ MORE
Companies announced that they have expanded the scope of their CNS drug discovery partnership and extended the agreement for another two years.READ MORE
Pioglitazone slows neurodegeneration and impaired locomotor system affected by X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.READ MORE