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: brain development
For the first time, researchers have discovered that non-gene mutations could cause rare developmental disorders of the CNS.
To mark International Women’s Day, we speak to neuroscientist and science communicator Samantha Yammine about her stem cell research and passion for communicating science to a wider audience.
In these interviews, we speak to four early career researchers whose respective research findings were highlighted by the Society as ones to watch in the coming years.
New in vitro and in vivo studies demonstrate the presence of precursor cells with the characteristics of interneurons.
The goal of this study was to test the state of methylation of transcription start positions in DNA that are actively involved in transcription.
A call for investigating early-life origins of cognitive reserve in low- and middle-income countries utilizing routinely collected and cohort data approaches.
Researchers have used MRI scans to predict risk of developing autism in infants long before symptoms occur – autism was correctly predicted in 80% of infants.
Researchers have uncovered a mechanism utilized by Zika virus to cross the placental barrier; this has provided an insight into the virus’ ability to cause birth defects such as microcephaly.
New research demonstrates that a vitamin A deficiency whilst in the womb may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease later on in life, but that this could be reversed in newborns with vitamin supplements.