New research using Zebrafish provides scientists with surprising new insights into neurodegenerative processes in the human brain.
Researching crayfish, scientists report the immune system can produce cells from stem cells. These cells can create neurons.
Researchers report a genetic variation linked to some mental illnesses reduces synaptic growth in developing brains.
Researchers discover people missing a certain small part of the genome are at higher risk of developing schizophrenia.
Researchers identify the 'master switch' which initiates the myelination process in the brain.
Researchers discover the genetic pathway responsible for body part regeneration in salamanders.
Researchers identify a new approach to treating MS using human embryonic stem cells.
Researchers have created a 3D human retinal tissue from stem cells.
Researchers hare hoping to unlock the potential of stem cells as a way of repairing neural damage to the brain.
Researchers discover a new type of neuron in the adult brain which is capable of telling stem cells to grow more neurons.
Researchers develop a new method of generating neurons from skin cells.
Researchers implant human stems cells into the spinal cords of mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to MS, helping the mice to regain the ability to move and walk.
A recent study provides new understanding of the role Lin28a plays in forming neurons. The findings could help develop new treatments for brain cancer and other neurological disorders.
Researchers use optogenetics to restore function to paralyzed muscles.
Stem cell model develops neurons which behave and respond differently to lithium, opening the door for potential new treatments for bipolar disorder, researchers report.