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Researchers understand how Tenascin proteins slowed down the regeneration process

Researchers understand how Tenascin proteins slowed down the regeneration process

Insight into oligodendrocyte cells could lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Insight into oligodendrocyte cells could lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers develop enhanced version of microscope that produce high-throughput 3D adaptive optical imaging

Researchers develop enhanced version of microscope that produce high-throughput 3D adaptive optical imaging

Oligodendrocyte plays major role in the development of multiple sclerosis, says study

Oligodendrocyte plays major role in the development of multiple sclerosis, says study

Discovery may offer a promising new path for the study of multiple sclerosis

Discovery may offer a promising new path for the study of multiple sclerosis

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for neurodegenerative diseases

Restoring cholesterol levels could be a new therapeutic approach for neurodegenerative diseases

Study reveals key molecule involved in myelin repair

Study reveals key molecule involved in myelin repair

Biochemist discovers hidden cellular machinery essential for higher-order life

Biochemist discovers hidden cellular machinery essential for higher-order life

Study elucidates the active role of glial cells in the nervous system

Study elucidates the active role of glial cells in the nervous system

Cashew shell compound shows therapeutic potential for demyelinating diseases

Cashew shell compound shows therapeutic potential for demyelinating diseases

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

CU scientists identify key role of  brain's immune cells during development

CU scientists identify key role of brain's immune cells during development

Immune system could be 're-trained' to stop attack of healthy cells, study finds

Immune system could be 're-trained' to stop attack of healthy cells, study finds

Study reveals nuanced role for oncogene in contact inhibition

Study reveals nuanced role for oncogene in contact inhibition

Inflammatory cells arise from local memory cells in people with long-term multiple sclerosis

Inflammatory cells arise from local memory cells in people with long-term multiple sclerosis

Genetically manipulating cells using synthetic materials to construct artificial structures

Genetically manipulating cells using synthetic materials to construct artificial structures

Examining the genetics of cortical myelination in young adults using MRI

Examining the genetics of cortical myelination in young adults using MRI