Inducing massive inflammation resulted in an overexpression of Trpv4. The overexpression led to neural hyperexcitability that resulted in social avoidance behaviors associated with ASD in mouse models.
According to a new study, nicotine reduces dorsal striatal output, underlying the urge to smoke and making it difficult to quite the addiction.
Researchers have identified different neuron types and provided a new list of genes associated with schizophrenia. The findings could pave the way for developing new targeted therapies to treat the condition.
Vanderbilt researchers have mapped a signaling system in the brain that appears to be linked to autism.
Researchers reveal the role PRC2 plays in Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
According to a new study, alcohol consumption alters the function of medium spiny neurons in the dorsomedial striatum.