Researchers have developed a series of novel single cell sequencing techniques that could pave the way for the mapping of the cellular origins of a variety of brain disorders.
Browsing: neuronal networks
Regions of the brain displaying increased responses to novel speech stimuli have been linked with the processing of social information and similarities drawn with schizophrenia and autism.
Study also finds that information predictive of major depressive disorder is distributed across brain networks, rather than being highly localized.
We recently spoke to Menno Schoonheim at ECTRIMS 2016 to discuss his work on brain connectivity approaches to studying and treating multiple sclerosis, the hurdles in the field and his highlights from the conference.
We speak to Marc Goodfellow (University of Exeter, UK), who, along with his colleagues, is developing new techniques to identify specific brain regions that trigger seizures in epilepsy.
Scientists have mapped the dorsal striatum as part of a big data approach to understanding the mechanisms behind Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s and autism.
For the first time, utilizing a newly developed experimental model for bipolar disease, researchers have successfully analyzed the neurotoxicity of bipolar patient blood.
Novel study indicates previously unknown mechanism of glial cell manipulation affecting the shape and function of neuron nerve endings through ion-mediated regulation.
Researchers have found a new neurological mechanism, involving synaptic adhesion molecule neuroligin-2, that appears to contribute to a reduction in pain.