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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.
New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

New study reports long-lasting cognitive impairments in mice after chemotherapy treatment

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

Seasonal allergies may alter the brain, study shows

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories

New research provides insight into how exercise helps retain old memories

Scientists use new non-invasive PET scanning method to monitor hippocampal neurogenesis

Scientists use new non-invasive PET scanning method to monitor hippocampal neurogenesis

Nutritional interventions may help prevent detrimental brain ageing

Nutritional interventions may help prevent detrimental brain ageing

New technique may help replace brain cells, restore memory

New technique may help replace brain cells, restore memory

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

Specific monocyte immune cells serve as link between gut bacteria and the brain

Specific monocyte immune cells serve as link between gut bacteria and the brain

Study reveals new function for CACNA1C gene in psychiatric diseases

Study reveals new function for CACNA1C gene in psychiatric diseases

Researchers test potential positive effects of micro-injury in mice modeled with AD

Researchers test potential positive effects of micro-injury in mice modeled with AD

Salk scientists identify specific cellular switches that clear dying, dead neurons

Salk scientists identify specific cellular switches that clear dying, dead neurons

UW-Madison neuroscientist discover genetic machinery that causes maturation in young nerve cells

UW-Madison neuroscientist discover genetic machinery that causes maturation in young nerve cells

Researchers investigate effect of naturally-derived pigment ASX on hippocampal function

Researchers investigate effect of naturally-derived pigment ASX on hippocampal function

Aggression influences new nerve cell production in the brain

Aggression influences new nerve cell production in the brain

BDNF gene expression signals cognitive reserve against AD progression

BDNF gene expression signals cognitive reserve against AD progression

Researchers discover previously unknown mechanism that regulates neurogenesis

Researchers discover previously unknown mechanism that regulates neurogenesis

People suffering from chronic stress, anxiety may be at increased risk for depression and dementia

People suffering from chronic stress, anxiety may be at increased risk for depression and dementia

UT Southwestern researchers find potential mechanism to prevent epileptic seizures following TBI

UT Southwestern researchers find potential mechanism to prevent epileptic seizures following TBI

UCA researchers identify compounds that favour generation of new neuronal cells

UCA researchers identify compounds that favour generation of new neuronal cells