In this editorial, the authors discuss the building body of evidence for the role of cortical spreading depression in migraine headache, as well as the further investigation required into this relationship.
Uri Magaram and Sreekanth Chalasani (The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences; CA, USA) discuss their recent work in sonogenetics and consider the potential applications of the emerging technology.
Sreekanth Chalasani (Salk Insitute of Biological Studies; CA, USA) discusses early work into the use of ultrasound for nerve manipulation, a technique termed ‘sonogenetics’.
A newly developed light-sensitive plant–human hybrid protein may effectively modulate Ca2+ channel regulation, bolstering memory formation in mice.
David Vodušek presents an overview of a few of the main topics of discussion at the 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology.