A Vision Engaging Pharmacokinetic Strategies To Treat Substance Abuse Disorders and Overdose
This video lecture will detail the chemistry, immunology and behavioral findings from vaccines against opioids, including heroin and the synthetic opioids fentanyl and carfentanil, as well as a bacterial source to treat nicotine substance disorders and poisoning.
Finding That Connection: Watch Two Neurons in a Petri Dish Sense Each Other and Connect
In this video, Dr. Lila Landowski shares footage of two neurons connecting in a dish.
Why Do Some People Snore So Loudly?
Dig into the science of what causes snoring, and how chronic snoring can be a sign of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.
Ketamine as an Antidepressant With Dr. Lisa Monteggia
The Monteggia laboratory at Vanderbilt University has been investigating the molecular mechanisms that underly this rapid action. In this Teach Me in 10, Dr. Monteggia outlines some of the key discoveries that her team have made, particularly in relation to ketamine, neuroplasticity and neuroreceptors.
Dopamine Isn’t Just a Happy Chemical
When we think of the neurotransmitter dopamine, we often imagine it, and other molecules in our brains, as doing one specific thing. But that's just flat out wrong!
Antihistamines for Everything?
When you think of antihistamines, you're probably only thinking about getting rid of a runny nose, but we're learning that antihistamines can be used for nausea, insomnia and even depression.
How Menopause Affects the Brain
Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi reveals how decreasing hormonal levels affect brain aging.
DNA Damage and Its Role in Cancer
Senior group leader Simon Boulton from the Francis Crick Institute talks to Adam Blain, a lawyer and writer living with brain cancer, about how DNA damage plays a role in cancer.
Could We Spot Alzheimer’s Early With RNA?
Detecting diseases early can be a big help when it comes to treating them, and researchers may have gotten one step closer to diagnosing Alzheimer's with a simple blood test.
How To Communicate Science Effectively With Professor Yotam Ophir
In this Teach Me in 10, Professor Ophir explains the different narratives often used to communicate science and what impact these narratives can have on the general public's perception of scientific research. He also provides useful tips and tricks on how to communicate science effectively.