Science Daily | Mar 07, 2013 » Star-Shaped Glial Cells Act as the Brain's 'Motherboard'. The transistors and wires that power our electronic devices need to be mounted on a base material known as a "motherboard." Our human brain is not so different -- neurons, the...read more
Coalition for Brain Injury Research Gives $100,000 to Establish a Brain Cell Regeneration Research Program.
Coalition for Brain Injury Research Gives $100,000 to Establish a Brain Cell Regeneration Research Program. The Coalition's most recent gift was $100,000 to establish a brain cell regeneration research program at the Neurological Institute of New Jersey. It will be...read more
Diana Gitig | ARS | Jan 14, 2013 » Reshaping the Brain: Scientists Reprogram Neurons After Birth The cerebral cortex—the gray matter that forms the outer layers of the mammalian cerebrum and cerebellum—is divided into six different layers based on the presence of...read more
Science Daily | Jan 13, 2013 » Oxygen Chamber Can Boost Brain Repair Years After Stroke or Trauma Stroke, traumatic injury, and metabolic disorder are major causes of brain damage and permanent disabilities, including motor dysfunction, psychological disorders, memory...read more
Realizing the Potential of Stem Cell Therapy: Studies Report Progress in Developing Treatments for Diseases and Injuries
Science Daily | Oct 15, 2012 » Realizing the Potential of Stem Cell Therapy: Studies Report Progress in Developing Treatments for Diseases and Injuries New animal studies provide additional support for investigating stem cell treatments for Parkinson's disease, head...read more
UCSF | Dec 15, 2006 » Mouse Study Reveals Stem Cell Capability in Brain Tissue Repair UCSF scientists have determined that adult stem cells in a specific region of the mouse brain have a built-in mechanism that allows the cells to participate in the repair and...read more
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