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Virginia Tech neuroscientist uses NIH grant to understand astrocytic processes in the healthy brain

Virginia Tech neuroscientist uses NIH grant to understand astrocytic processes in the healthy brain

Study investigates how neurons construct synapses of different strengths

Study investigates how neurons construct synapses of different strengths

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

Inhibition of complement disrupts neurodegeneration, improves cognitive function in TBI patients

New, revolutionary theory for understanding brain and memory function

New, revolutionary theory for understanding brain and memory function

AI-based 3D holographic microscopy found to be better at analyzing cancer immunotherapy​

AI-based 3D holographic microscopy found to be better at analyzing cancer immunotherapy​

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

Researchers measure baseline activity of single neurons

New molecular tool can be used to study single synapses of neurons

New molecular tool can be used to study single synapses of neurons

New GPUs allow desktop  PC to simulate brain models of almost unlimited size

New GPUs allow desktop PC to simulate brain models of almost unlimited size

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Inflammation of the brain gray matter decreases nerve-cell activity in mouse model

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Study: Oligodendrocytes play key role in the distribution of energy-rich molecules

Study: Oligodendrocytes play key role in the distribution of energy-rich molecules

Researchers find mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Researchers find mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Study depicts previously unknown molecular mechanism underlying healthy brain development

Study depicts previously unknown molecular mechanism underlying healthy brain development

Physiological evidence influences sound processing in the brain’s auditory region

Physiological evidence influences sound processing in the brain’s auditory region

Cholesterol in the plasma membrane is essential for SARS-CoV-2 entry and syncytia formation

Cholesterol in the plasma membrane is essential for SARS-CoV-2 entry and syncytia formation

Novel method reveals the synaptic basis for feature selectivity

Novel method reveals the synaptic basis for feature selectivity

Scientists identify two drug candidates that counteract deficiencies caused by lack of MECP2 gene

Scientists identify two drug candidates that counteract deficiencies caused by lack of MECP2 gene

D614/G614 variants of SARS-CoV-2 affect neuronal transmission; G614 better at membrane fusion

D614/G614 variants of SARS-CoV-2 affect neuronal transmission; G614 better at membrane fusion

Biochemical cascade in the brain leads to the destruction of synapses in Alzheimer's

Biochemical cascade in the brain leads to the destruction of synapses in Alzheimer's

Neuroscientists identify astrocytes as master 'conductors' of the brain

Neuroscientists identify astrocytes as master 'conductors' of the brain