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Neurogenesis (birth of neurons) is the process by which neurons are generated. Most active during pre-natal development, neurogenesis is responsible for populating the growing brain.
Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

How does the brain control appetite?

How does the brain control appetite?

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells

New anti-inflammatory drug reduces death of existing brain cells then repairs damage after stroke

New anti-inflammatory drug reduces death of existing brain cells then repairs damage after stroke

Modulating immune response may help the brain to better cope with neurodegeneration

Modulating immune response may help the brain to better cope with neurodegeneration

Scientists identify new pathway in the brain that can be targeted to alleviate depression

Scientists identify new pathway in the brain that can be targeted to alleviate depression

Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

SSRI treatment improves cognitive and social functioning in young children with fragile X

SSRI treatment improves cognitive and social functioning in young children with fragile X

Study suggests structural changes in the brain help cope with stressful situations

Study suggests structural changes in the brain help cope with stressful situations

New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories

Scientists use new non-invasive PET scanning method to monitor hippocampal neurogenesis

Scientists use new non-invasive PET scanning method to monitor hippocampal neurogenesis

Nutritional interventions may help prevent detrimental brain ageing

Nutritional interventions may help prevent detrimental brain ageing

New technique may help replace brain cells, restore memory

New technique may help replace brain cells, restore memory

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

Specific monocyte immune cells serve as link between gut bacteria and the brain

Specific monocyte immune cells serve as link between gut bacteria and the brain

Study reveals new function for CACNA1C gene in psychiatric diseases

Study reveals new function for CACNA1C gene in psychiatric diseases