Mouse whisker research reveals a signaling pathway which relays touch signals to the brain.
A gene mutation which causes Lesch-Nyhan syndrome could provide clues to the developmental and neurological defects noted in other neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers confirm the mental fogginess produced as a result of taking the cancer drug tamoxifen, is real. They have also discovered an existing drug compound which appears to counteract the effects of this medication.
Performing post-mortem staging of the brains and spinal cord tissue of patients with ALS, researchers discover the neurodegenerative disease could progress from one start point in the CNS to other regions of the brain and spinal cord.