Dopaminergic News and Research

RSS
Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Heavy marijuana use may lead to lower dopamine release in the brain

Heavy marijuana use may lead to lower dopamine release in the brain

Rosacea linked to Parkinson's disease risk

Rosacea linked to Parkinson's disease risk

Sweet foods invoke different brain circuits

Sweet foods invoke different brain circuits

Scientists develop new optical technique to observe neurotransmitter activity of individual synapses

Scientists develop new optical technique to observe neurotransmitter activity of individual synapses

Regrowing dopaminergic neurons may lead to new therapy for Parkinson's disease

Regrowing dopaminergic neurons may lead to new therapy for Parkinson's disease

Researchers report first-ever link between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

Researchers report first-ever link between noradrenergic neurons and vulnerability to depression

Anticholinesterase offers a ‘steadying hand’ to PD patients

Anticholinesterase offers a ‘steadying hand’ to PD patients

UB researchers develop a way to ramp up conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons

UB researchers develop a way to ramp up conversion of skin cells into dopamine neurons

Minor hallucinations may predate Parkinson motor symptoms

Minor hallucinations may predate Parkinson motor symptoms

Phase III trial results show cariprazine effective in treating negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia

Phase III trial results show cariprazine effective in treating negative symptoms associated with schizophrenia

Multiple IV administration of adipose-derived MSCs may extend healthy life and lifespan

Multiple IV administration of adipose-derived MSCs may extend healthy life and lifespan

CSF biomarkers predict dementia risk in PD patients

CSF biomarkers predict dementia risk in PD patients

Putaminal serotonergic innervation flags levodopa-induced dyskinesia risk

Putaminal serotonergic innervation flags levodopa-induced dyskinesia risk

Algorithm encompassing clinical and genetic factors predicts PD

Algorithm encompassing clinical and genetic factors predicts PD

Researchers report role of two gene-regulating molecules in Parkinson's disease

Researchers report role of two gene-regulating molecules in Parkinson's disease

DBS may aid cortical plasticity in Parkinson’s patients

DBS may aid cortical plasticity in Parkinson’s patients

Severe dyskinesias rare in community Parkinson’s cohort

Severe dyskinesias rare in community Parkinson’s cohort

Potential new class of drugs lessen neurodegeneration in rat model of Parkinson's disease

Potential new class of drugs lessen neurodegeneration in rat model of Parkinson's disease

New 3D cell culture system could facilitate search for therapeutic agents for Parkinson's disease

New 3D cell culture system could facilitate search for therapeutic agents for Parkinson's disease