Using optogenetics to manipulate the brains of opioid addicted mice, researchers discover a neural pathway that appears to be responsible for symptoms of withdrawal.
Findings could help researchers develop new treatments for the most devastating forms of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinated diseases.
Researchers report neurons in the cerebellum send out their electrical signals either as a constant hum or in sudden bursts, depending on the voltage that crosses their cell membranes.
According to a new study, postmortem brain tissue from females who suffered from depression had abnormally high expression levels of a number of genes which regulate the glutamate system.
Researchers identify how two specific proteins affect connections between neurons and neurotransmission into the hippocampus.
Researchers discover a protein switch which can increase or decrease memory building, depending on the signal it detects.
A new study funded by the NIMH suggests GLYX-13, a molecular cousin to ketamine, induces similar antidepressant results without the negative side effects of the well known street drug.