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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.
Study uncovers mechanism underlying brain malformation linked to severe epilepsy

Study uncovers mechanism underlying brain malformation linked to severe epilepsy

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes

EPO's neuroprotective effect in preemies may be mediated by epigenetic regulation of genes

Research sheds light on links between brain growth and post-natal sensory experiences

Research sheds light on links between brain growth and post-natal sensory experiences

New brain cells are added in elderly adult brains too

New brain cells are added in elderly adult brains too

Researchers team up to improve life for children with microcephaly

Researchers team up to improve life for children with microcephaly

UH researchers improve understanding of autism spectrum disorders

UH researchers improve understanding of autism spectrum disorders

Large number of genes associated with intelligence discovered

Large number of genes associated with intelligence discovered

Neurogenesis diminishes after childhood, finds study

Neurogenesis diminishes after childhood, finds study

Impairment of interneuron migration could lead to cortical malformation

Impairment of interneuron migration could lead to cortical malformation

New neurons in adult brain help speed up association between sensory information and reward

New neurons in adult brain help speed up association between sensory information and reward

Scientists design new triple labeling technique to analyze stem cell division

Scientists design new triple labeling technique to analyze stem cell division

QUT researchers identify drug that could reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

QUT researchers identify drug that could reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

Rockefeller scientists develop system to model Huntington’s in human embryonic stem cells

Rockefeller scientists develop system to model Huntington’s in human embryonic stem cells

Scientists discover specific mechanism of Zika virus-associated microcephaly

Scientists discover specific mechanism of Zika virus-associated microcephaly

Researchers find efficient way to produce neurons from pluripotent stem cells

Researchers find efficient way to produce neurons from pluripotent stem cells

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

JGU researchers develop new technique to facilitate differentiation of stem cells into neurons

JGU researchers develop new technique to facilitate differentiation of stem cells into neurons

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts

Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts