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Latest Neurotrophins Stories

2014-07-23 08:31:11

- The candidate drug, developed in Italy in the L'Aquila laboratories of the Biopharmaceutical Group, finds its origins in the research of Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi Montalcini.

2014-03-26 16:08:03

Decreased exposure to air pollution in utero is linked with improved childhood developmental scores and higher levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a key protein for brain development.

One Gene Influences Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
2014-02-27 15:29:46

Researchers report that one change in the sequence of the BDNF gene causes some people to be more impaired by traumatic brain injury (TBI) than others with comparable wounds.

Neuroscience Study Reveals New Player In Obesity
2014-01-08 08:24:33

A new neuroscience study sheds light on the biological underpinnings of obesity.

Researchers Uncover Mechanism For Improving Song Learning In Young Zebra Finches
2013-10-23 12:49:50

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen now found in juvenile zebra finches a possible mechanism that is responsible for the differences in the intensity of song learning.

2012-12-06 15:28:02

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's School of Dentistry have made an important connection between a molecule critical to nerve cells and high blood pressure.

2012-10-30 12:35:05

A study in The Journal of Cell Biology shows how a transcription factor called STAT3 remains in the axon of nerve cells to help prevent neurodegeneration.

2012-10-11 13:05:50

Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.

2012-10-09 10:52:41

McGill researchers have identified a small region in the genome that conclusively plays a role in the development of psychiatric disease and obesity.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.