Researchers have identified a gene which could help explain why the human brain is larger than those of other animals.
A new study reports TGF-beta acts as a time signal which regulates neural stem cells' potential at different stages of brain development.
Transplantable dopamine neurons produced from stem cells could expedite treatment options for Parkinson's disease.
A new study reports researchers have successfully created a human stem cell model of Parkinson's disease in a dish.
Transplanted neurons derived from stem cells shown to be effective in treating epilepsy in mice, a new study reports.
Stem cells have been genetically engineered to produce and secrete brain cancer killing toxins, a new study reports.
Dopamine cells derived from stem cells could reverse many features of Parkinson's disease for a number of years.
Researchers are working to develop a faster and more affordable way to screen for neural toxins.
Researchers describe the events which cue neurogenesis in songbirds.
The stiffness of the surface on which stem cells grow can have a profound influence on the cell fate, a new study reports.
Researchers use iPSCs to create a disease in a dish model of Huntington's disease in transgenic nonhuman primates.
An alteration of a single nucleotide could initiate fragile X syndrome, a new study reports.
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.