Latest News

Gene critical for development of brain motor center found

A research team describes a gene called Snf2h, which is found in our brain's neural stem cells and functions as a master regulator. When they removed this gene early on in a mouse's development, its cerebellum only grew to one-third the normal size. It also had difficulty walking, balancing and coordinating its movements, something called cerebellar ataxia that is a component of many neurodegenerative diseases.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Can autism be measured in a sniff?

  • Electrical nerve stimulation can reverse spinal cord injury nerve damage in patients

  • Brain activity predicts promiscuity and problem drinking

  • Human brain study sheds light on how new memories are formed

  • People with epilepsy can benefit from smartphone apps to manage their condition

  • Innovative imaging study shows that the spinal cord learns on its own

  • Alcohol sensitizes brain response to food aromas, increases food intake in women

  • Sialic acid: Key to unlocking brain disorders

  • Alcohol sensitizes brain response to food aromas, increases food intake in women, research shows

  • Patients with recurrent depression have smaller hippocampi

  •