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Researchers identify motor neuron toxin associated with ALS

Researchers identify motor neuron toxin associated with ALS

A ubiquitous protein may be key to the survival of neurons most impacted by glaucoma

A ubiquitous protein may be key to the survival of neurons most impacted by glaucoma

Research sheds light on the role of lipids in Alzheimer’s disease development

Research sheds light on the role of lipids in Alzheimer’s disease development

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Star-shaped cells in the brain regulate cognitive flexibility

Star-shaped cells in the brain regulate cognitive flexibility

Brain research explains why visual information increases attention

Brain research explains why visual information increases attention

Researchers discover new type of cell that may help regulate heart rate

Researchers discover new type of cell that may help regulate heart rate

SARS-CoV-2 leaves long-term impact on olfactory neurocircuit

SARS-CoV-2 leaves long-term impact on olfactory neurocircuit

Salk scientists find a way that neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

Salk scientists find a way that neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

Toxic fatty acids trigger cell death in damaged neurons

Toxic fatty acids trigger cell death in damaged neurons

Liver may play a key role in the onset or progression of Alzheimer's disease

Liver may play a key role in the onset or progression of Alzheimer's disease

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions

Scientists identify the main components driving amyloid beta-associated synapse degeneration

Scientists identify the main components driving amyloid beta-associated synapse degeneration

Study illuminates the link between cholesterol and Alzheimer's-associated toxic protein clumps

Study illuminates the link between cholesterol and Alzheimer's-associated toxic protein clumps

Graduate student receives NIH grant to study specific molecule’s role in healthy neurodevelopment

Graduate student receives NIH grant to study specific molecule’s role in healthy neurodevelopment

Study finds sex differences in astrocyte-mediated synaptic connectivity during brain development

Study finds sex differences in astrocyte-mediated synaptic connectivity during brain development

Nanomaterials' physiochemical properties influence their ability to penetrate the blood brain barrier

Nanomaterials' physiochemical properties influence their ability to penetrate the blood brain barrier

Differences in human and mouse brain cells have implications for research into neurological disorders

Differences in human and mouse brain cells have implications for research into neurological disorders

Study shows how loss of glial protein drives brain development dysfunction

Study shows how loss of glial protein drives brain development dysfunction

New study provides important clue to understand brain disorders

New study provides important clue to understand brain disorders