An Explanation for Brain Cell Death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 21, 2019

Now we may know why specific brain cells die in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Our Mike McConnell, who has been conducting fascinating research into schizophrenia, has determined that his research could have great relevance for conditions such as… Read More

Now We Can See Brain Cells ‘Talk’

August 31, 2018

Our J. Julius Zhu, PhD, and his colleagues have created a way for us to see brain cells called neurons “talk” with each other. Imaging these discussions will help us better understand how the brain works and let us… Read More

The Switch That Could Shut Down Inflammation – Even in the Brain

February 26, 2018

Our Bimal Desai, PhD, has discovered an electrical switch within a certain type of immune cell that could let us treat inflammatory diseases including inflammation of the brain, as seen in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s, for the first time.

What… Read More