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Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Important new finding about the brain and its stem cells

Important new finding about the brain and its stem cells

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

RNA interference as promising therapy for ALS

RNA interference as promising therapy for ALS

Scientists have regenerated a damaged optic nerve

Scientists have regenerated a damaged optic nerve

Key insight into the process of normal synapse development may lead to improved treatment of conditions such as drug addiction and epilepsy

Key insight into the process of normal synapse development may lead to improved treatment of conditions such as drug addiction and epilepsy

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

African drug Ibogaine blocks alcohol cravings

African drug Ibogaine blocks alcohol cravings

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

Glia cells may be essential for the normal development of nerve cells responsible for hearing and balance

Glia cells may be essential for the normal development of nerve cells responsible for hearing and balance

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's

Million-dollar grant to trial potential stem cell therapies to repair injured spinal cords

Million-dollar grant to trial potential stem cell therapies to repair injured spinal cords

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Positron emission tomography offers a better way to observe the damage that strokes and neurodegenerative diseases wreak on brain cells

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Improvement of Parkinson’s disease symptoms when neurorestorative molecule pumped to the center of the brain

Improvement of Parkinson’s disease symptoms when neurorestorative molecule pumped to the center of the brain