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A new target for blood–brain barrier transport

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer Getting large-molecule drugs across the blood–brain barrier (BBB) is challenging, largely because of our […]

Genes and brain characteristics linked to intelligence

A recent study has identified links between genes, brain structure and intelligence. Published this week in the journal Human Brain […]

Transplanted Brain Organoids Functionally Integrate with Adult Rat Brains

In a recent study published in Cell Stem Cell, researchers have successfully transplanted human brain organoids into the brains of […]

Gene therapy for neurological diseases possible with new brain-targeting viral vectors

A major challenge in the field of gene therapy is ensuring that treatments are delivered to the correct location in […]

New AAV approach allows gene therapies to cross the blood-brain barrier

Written by Aaron Khemchandani, Science Writer. A new study, published in the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering, has shown how delivery […]

Ancient retrovirus genes play crucial role in brain’s innate immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research has uncovered the role of two specific mouse genes – leftover by […]

One trip can change your life: Psychedelics, genetics, and rewiring your brain

Psychedelics such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahausca and others have been shown to have clinical efficacy in the treatment of […]

New study spatially maps chromatin accessibility in embryos, brains, and more

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer In a recent study published in Nature, researchers have uncovered the spatial epigenetic information […]

Brain tumours treated with donor STEM cells

Researchers have developed a novel therapeutic strategy for treating brain tumours using stem cells taken from healthy donors engineered to […]

Exploring the Origin of the Brain’s Immune System

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer New discoveries made by researchers shed light on the origin of the brain’s immune […]