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Organoids
0Organoids: grow your own brain

Jenny Straiton explores the miniature world of organoids and discusses how these small models are making big changes in the world of neurological research.

Autoimmune

Could hyaluronic acid contribute to chronic white matter injury?

Can living in a sunnier climate in your youth reduce the risk of MS?

Could transcranial direct current stimulation offer relief from fatigue in multiple sclerosis sufferers?

Cerebrovascular disease

Regenerative stroke therapies: an interview with Steven Cramer

Stroke recovery: could the microbiome be a new therapeutic option?

The obesity paradox: could excess body fat improve stroke survival rates?

CNS/PNS/SNS

New technology generates synthetic speech using brain activity

Cerebral organoids: scientists grow ‘mini-brains’ that can contract muscle

Does ‘broken heart’ syndrome originate in the brain?

Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders

New technology generates synthetic speech using brain activity

Home technology could enable people with dementia to live in their own homes for longer

Abnormal tau protein detected by experimental PET scan in brains of former NFL players

Demyelinating disease

Multiple sclerosis: determining the dynamic nature of oligodendrocyte regeneration

Biomarker discovery and development in multiple sclerosis: where are we now?

US FDA warns of stroke risk with multiple sclerosis drug: industry news round-up

Development and pediatrics

Cerebral organoids: scientists grow ‘mini-brains’ that can contract muscle

Is there a link between vitamin D deficiency and loss of brain plasticity?

US FDA warns of stroke risk with multiple sclerosis drug: industry news round-up

Epilepsy and seizure

Epilepsy charity calls for regulation of flashing imagery online

Wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ could treat tremors and seizures in neurological diseases

Cannabidiol for epilepsy expected to be available within 6 weeks: industry news round-up

Genetics

Ask the Experts: Gene therapies in neurological diseases (Part II: challenges and future outlooks)

Ask the Experts: Gene therapies in neurological diseases (Part I: development, design and delivery)

SfN18: The potential of gene therapy in neurological disorders

Headache

Why are migraines more common in women? New sex-specific insights revealed

US FDA warns of stroke risk with multiple sclerosis drug: industry news round-up

Alzheimer’s drug development halted following toxic reaction: industry news round-up

Immune disorders and inflammation

Inflammatory disease and anxiety: could endocannabinoids be a mechanism of comorbidity?

FENS 2018: Immune system offers new way of treating Alzheimer’s disease

FENS 2018: Could anxiety and inflammation be treated with cannabis?

Infection

Link between Alzheimer’s disease and periodontal bacteria gains traction

ANA 2018: key highlights and news stories

Further evidence links herpes virus to Alzheimer’s disease

Injury/trauma

New technology generates synthetic speech using brain activity

Abnormal tau protein detected by experimental PET scan in brains of former NFL players

Unique tau filament structures discovered in head-injury associated dementia

Movement disorders

Parkinson’s disease: spinal stimulation restores movement

World Parkinson’s Day 2019 – a note from the Editor

Dogs can detect epileptic seizure odor, study indicates

Neuro-ophthalmology

Gene therapy breakthrough allows mice to regain sight

Could an eye scan detect signs of Alzheimer's disease?

Vision in Alzheimer's disease: a focus on the anterior afferent pathway

Neurometabolic

Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Jeffrey Iliff: glymphatics, Alzheimer’s and future directions

SfN17: Neurodegeneration and the microbiome – new research highlights

Neuromuscular

New genetic suspects identified for ALS and FTD

Novel discovery in motor neuron disease may pave the way for future treatments

EAN 2017: Guillain-Barré syndrome risk associated with month of birth

Neuropsychiatry

Cerebral organoids: scientists grow ‘mini-brains’ that can contract muscle

Could targeting 'extinction neurons' help treat anxiety and PTSD?

Daily cannabis use linked to increased risk of developing psychotic disorder

Oncology/tumor

SurVaxM for newly diagnosed glioblastoma: an interview with Manmeet Ahluwalia

Recurrent glioblastoma could be effectively treated using pembrolizumab

A peek behind the paper – Charles Cobbs on the Nativis Voyager® for the treatment of glioblastoma

Pain

Why are migraines more common in women? New sex-specific insights revealed

Could neuropathic pain be treated by modulation of immune cells?

New smartphone application could detect first signs of opioid overdose

Sleep

Tau accumulation in the brain may be linked to sleep apnea

Sleep deprivation: can you catch-up on the weekend?

Night owls vs morning larks: are there differences in brain function?