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The First 3D Map of the Heart’s Neurons

Thomas Jefferson University
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

An interdisciplinary research team establishes a new technological pipeline to build a 3D map of the neurons in the heart, revealing foundational insight into their role in heart attacks and other cardiac conditions

Animal Study Shows Human Brain Cells Repair Damage in Multiple Sclerosis

University of Rochester Medical Center
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

A new study shows that when specific human brain cells are transplanted into animal models of multiple sclerosis and other white matter diseases, the cells repair damage and restore function.

Neurobiologist Finds Potent Pain-Suppression Center in the Brain

Duke University
Monday, May 18, 2020

Single OFF switch dampens response of dozens of pain-promotion centers

Study shows how memory function could be preserved after brain injury

University of California, Riverside
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

UC Riverside-led study identifies role played by an immune signaling molecule in regulating memory function in the normal and injured brain

Scientists show MRI predicts the efficacy of a stem cell therapy for brain injury

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

First “biomarker” for regenerative medicine may help researchers identify the people most likely to benefit from stem cell treatment

Mass General Researchers Link High Calcium Levels in Mitochondria to Neuronal Death in Alzheimer’s Disease

Massachusetts General Hospital
Monday, May 11, 2020

For the first time, using a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have documented a link between raised levels of calcium in mitochondria and neuronal death in the living brain.

A Role Reversal for the Function of Certain Circadian Network Neurons

City University of New York
Thursday, May 7, 2020

New study finds that a set of internal clock neurons previously credited with sending time-keeping cues to the brain are instead receiving external environment cues

3D brain-like tissue model links Alzheimer’s disease with herpes

Tufts University
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

In vitro model is uniquely designed to study the causes and treatments of neurological disease

Genetic doppelgängers: Emory research provides insight into two neurological puzzles

Emory University
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

An international team led by Emory scientists has gained insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two devastating neurodegenerative diseases.

More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer’s

Tufts University
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer’s risk over 20 years