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Even mild SARS-CoV-2 respiratory-only infection can cause long-term neurologic damage

Even mild SARS-CoV-2 respiratory-only infection can cause long-term neurologic damage

Multiple sclerosis may be caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus

Multiple sclerosis may be caused by infection with the Epstein-Barr virus

New study links anxiety and PTSD to increased myelin in brain's gray matter

New study links anxiety and PTSD to increased myelin in brain's gray matter

Optical sensing can address unmet clinical needs in orthopedic surgery

Optical sensing can address unmet clinical needs in orthopedic surgery

Study finds all three proteins required for SARS-CoV-2 infection present in human glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves

Study finds all three proteins required for SARS-CoV-2 infection present in human glossopharyngeal and vagal nerves

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Deletion of autism-linked gene diminishes myelin in mice

Study reveals how gut bacteria can impact the course of neurological diseases

Study reveals how gut bacteria can impact the course of neurological diseases

Brain injury markers associated with dysregulated immunological responses in COVID-19

Brain injury markers associated with dysregulated immunological responses in COVID-19

‘Moving molecule’ therapy for severe spinal cord injury

‘Moving molecule’ therapy for severe spinal cord injury

Novel set of immune cells may have the opposite effect in multiple sclerosis, other brain conditions

Novel set of immune cells may have the opposite effect in multiple sclerosis, other brain conditions

New therapy harnesses "dancing molecules" to reverse paralysis, repair tissue after spinal cord injuries

New therapy harnesses "dancing molecules" to reverse paralysis, repair tissue after spinal cord injuries

Scientists show how cold could alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Scientists show how cold could alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Study discloses molecular mechanism of oligodendrocyte myelination by osteocalcin in the CNS

Study discloses molecular mechanism of oligodendrocyte myelination by osteocalcin in the CNS

UC Davis researchers publish the first atlas of metabolites in the mouse brain

UC Davis researchers publish the first atlas of metabolites in the mouse brain

New method could provide in-depth understanding of the brain's visual sensory thalamus

New method could provide in-depth understanding of the brain's visual sensory thalamus

New approach to guided nerve repair by using gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells

New approach to guided nerve repair by using gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells

Scientists use new technique to study the effects of reactive electrophilic drugs

Scientists use new technique to study the effects of reactive electrophilic drugs

New discovery may offer a promising avenue for study of multiple sclerosis

New discovery may offer a promising avenue for study of multiple sclerosis

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions

NIH researchers develop a detailed cellular map of chronic MS lesions