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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

Discovering the Critical Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Discovering the Critical Role of Astrocytes in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Boosting metabolic resources in the brain could be a way to slow neurodegeneration

Boosting metabolic resources in the brain could be a way to slow neurodegeneration

Study shows the negative impacts of cannabis use

Study shows the negative impacts of cannabis use

Genetic dysfunction of brain astrocytes promotes head pain in familial migraine

Genetic dysfunction of brain astrocytes promotes head pain in familial migraine

Stem cell model sheds new light on neurodegeneration process

Stem cell model sheds new light on neurodegeneration process