Cellular changes associated with Parkinson's disease could be revealed with the use of quantitative MRI which allows for a deeper examination of microstructures within the striatum.
A new study reveals the role the claustrum plays in cocaine addiction. Inhibiting claustral neurons prevented behavioral responses to cocaine in mouse models of addiction.
The Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine, commonly used to innoculate against tuberculosis and as a bladder cancer treatment, also appears to reduce the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers have created detailed 3D models of pyramidal cells from the neocortex using anatomical data from human cells.