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Tackling epilepsy with a potential new drug

Tackling epilepsy with a potential new drug

Astrocyte abnormalities may play a pivotal role in causing ASD symptoms

Astrocyte abnormalities may play a pivotal role in causing ASD symptoms

Transcriptomic analysis of Alzheimer's patients reveals early organelle dysfunction in astrocytes

Transcriptomic analysis of Alzheimer's patients reveals early organelle dysfunction in astrocytes

Astrocyte networks are essential for spatial learning and memory formation, study shows

Astrocyte networks are essential for spatial learning and memory formation, study shows

Protein appears key to the function and survival of brain cells most impacted by glaucoma

Protein appears key to the function and survival of brain cells most impacted by glaucoma

Glial cells in the heart play critical role in cardiac development and function

Glial cells in the heart play critical role in cardiac development and function

New insight into how neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

New insight into how neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

'Mini brains' allow researchers to study a fatal, untreatable neurological disorder

'Mini brains' allow researchers to study a fatal, untreatable neurological disorder

Scientists reveal key role of glial protein in building the brain

Scientists reveal key role of glial protein in building the brain

Study reveals process behind key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study reveals process behind key cellular change in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Innovative gene therapy approach for regeneration of functional new neurons

Innovative gene therapy approach for regeneration of functional new neurons

Astrocytes modulate balance in neural networks, control decision making

Astrocytes modulate balance in neural networks, control decision making

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Study reveals how the loss of a protein affects proper brain development

Star-shaped brain cells are essential for blood-brain barrier health, shows study

Star-shaped brain cells are essential for blood-brain barrier health, shows study

Study highlights the role of brain astrocyte cells in Parkinson's disease pathology

Study highlights the role of brain astrocyte cells in Parkinson's disease pathology

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Study shows how neurons communicate when confronted with stroke

Study shows how neurons communicate when confronted with stroke