Whilst at FENS 2018, we spoke with Arnold Kriegstein on his work with cerebral organoids in brain development, and how we might define a cell’s maturity.
Browsing: Development and pediatrics
A novel study has revealed that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children.
NICE have issued a draft guidance against the use of Spinraza® (nusinersen) as an NHS treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.
Research presented at AAIC has highlighted sex differences associated with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease across the life course, including the first ever large-scale study of reproductive history and dementia risk in women.
Researchers have demonstrated that a pregnant mother’s gut health may be linked to the risk of autism development in their offspring; this may lead to a new understanding of how to prevent neurodevelopmental disorders.
Stem cells and brain organoids were the focus of a symposium during the FENS Forum of Neuroscience (7–11 July, Berlin,…
Scientists have identified novel genes associated with a specific form of schizophrenia, which could potentially aid diagnosis and development of treatments.
This week’s industry news round-up reveals the latest updates around spinal muscular atrophy, Parkinson’s disease and acute stroke.
A novel study reveals that the placenta could play an imperative role in schizophrenia and possibly other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Giovanni Baranello speaks to Lauren Pulling about the FIREFISH trial for spinal muscular atrophy and what the next steps of the study include.