The amount of sleep we get could be associated with certain miRNAs, according to a study investigating miRNA levels in children and adolescents. This could potentially lead to a blood test to reveal sleep deprivation.
Researchers have discovered that a gene-editing technique, which silences gene transmitting pain signals, is effective in mice that had been suffering from the painful effects of chemotherapy.
Having previously been demonstrated to allow dopamine replenishment, results of a recent clinical trial suggest nilotinib could be a safe and well-tolerated treatment for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
A mouse study has demonstrated that glioblastoma could be treated directly using an ultrasound technique that delivers a potent treatment across the blood–brain barrier into the tumor.
Researchers have discovered a correlation between reaction time and white matter microstructure damage in patients with concussion, suggesting an alteration in signaling patterns as a result of mild traumatic brain injury.
At the Glial meeting in Portugal, we had the fantastic opportunity of interviewing Ana Mendanha Falcão about her research on oligodendrocytes and her experiences on acquiring viable glial cells from adult brain tissues.
At the Glial meeting in Portugal, we had the fantastic opportunity of interviewing Pascale Eede and Verena Haage about their research with astrocytes and microglia, as well as their experiences on acquiring viable glial cells from adult brain tissues.