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Novel tool that can be used to visualize single neurons in living brain tissue

Novel tool that can be used to visualize single neurons in living brain tissue

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Possible cure for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

Mitochondria in spinal cords is Lou Gehrig’s disease target according researchers

Mitochondria in spinal cords is Lou Gehrig’s disease target according researchers

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain

Identification of a naturally occurring genetic difference that controls the production of serotonin in the brain

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

Researchers shed new light on the function of huntingtin, the protein whose mutation underlies Huntington’s disease

Research to unravel exactly what is going on chemically, when Alzheimer's sets in

Research to unravel exactly what is going on chemically, when Alzheimer's sets in

Protein called Rac controls a number of biological processes and is directly implicated in several human diseases

Protein called Rac controls a number of biological processes and is directly implicated in several human diseases

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

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

Michael J. Fox Foundation funds $2 million to solve midbrain system mysteries

Michael J. Fox Foundation funds $2 million to solve midbrain system mysteries

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Discovery of gene that causes a rare juvenile-onset form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Experimental therapy improves arm function in chronically impaired stroke survivors

Experimental therapy improves arm function in chronically impaired stroke survivors

Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

New clues into the mystery of the brain’s ultra-complicated cells known as neurons

New clues into the mystery of the brain’s ultra-complicated cells known as neurons

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Size and shape of  synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Size and shape of synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity