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Researchers identify protein essential for the maintenance of synapses

Researchers identify protein essential for the maintenance of synapses

Brain cell activity influences formation of brain plaque ingredient

Brain cell activity influences formation of brain plaque ingredient

Cocaine abuse may increase risk of Parkinson's disease

Cocaine abuse may increase risk of Parkinson's disease

Disruption of normal gene interaction linked to schizophrenia

Disruption of normal gene interaction linked to schizophrenia

Nanotechnology and biochemistry provide new way to study T cell signaling

Nanotechnology and biochemistry provide new way to study T cell signaling

Study reveals how T cells analyze and react to the signals of infection at the immunological synapse

Study reveals how T cells analyze and react to the signals of infection at the immunological synapse

Lowering calorie intake may help Parkinson's disease

Lowering calorie intake may help Parkinson's disease

Nerve-cell dendrites splice messenger RNA

Nerve-cell dendrites splice messenger RNA

Scientists find new mechanism by which brain cells can be damaged during chronic neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists find new mechanism by which brain cells can be damaged during chronic neurodegenerative diseases

Neuron finding could advance understanding of epilepsy and age-related memory loss

Neuron finding could advance understanding of epilepsy and age-related memory loss

Rett syndrome discovery

Rett syndrome discovery

Astrocytes modulate adenosine - thought to be important in controlling wake-to-sleep transitions and epileptic seizures

Astrocytes modulate adenosine - thought to be important in controlling wake-to-sleep transitions and epileptic seizures

Study points to link to neurodegenerative disease target

Study points to link to neurodegenerative disease target

Mouse model of Rett Syndrome displays reduced cortical activity

Mouse model of Rett Syndrome displays reduced cortical activity

Researchers reveal secret of key protein in brain and heart function

Researchers reveal secret of key protein in brain and heart function

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Researchers gain better understanding of how nerves need to be reconnected after spinal cord injury

Researchers gain better understanding of how nerves need to be reconnected after spinal cord injury

Research moves us closer to understanding how complicated network connections are wired up during embryonic development

Research moves us closer to understanding how complicated network connections are wired up during embryonic development

Scientists develop a way to block the signals responsible for neuropathic pain

Scientists develop a way to block the signals responsible for neuropathic pain

Suspect gene may increase susceptibility to anxiety and depression

Suspect gene may increase susceptibility to anxiety and depression