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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 […]

Researchers Identify Jumping “Junk” DNA as a Novel Cause of Paediatric Brain Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Hospital have discovered the first causal link between “jumping” […]

Genetic atlases reveal new landscapes in brain structure

An international team has used genetic atlases of the human brain to identify hundreds of new genomic loci that help […]

Genetic variant affects the impact of brain stimulation on memory

A new study has revealed that a variant of the gene BDNF can affect an individual’s response to brain stimulation. […]

CRISPR screens identify drivers of ageing in the brain

Using high-throughput CRISPR-Cas9 screens, researchers have systematically uncovered gene knockouts that impact ageing in neural stem cells of the brain. […]

Sensor in the brain explains why humans are getting taller

A recent study has revealed that a sensor in the brain may explain why humans are growing taller and reaching […]

RNA modifications provide new insights into disease brain states

Recently, researchers have used advanced microscopy to investigate the role that RNA modifications play in ‘synaptic tagging’ within the brain. […]

Changes in gut microbiome associated with brain damage in infants

In a new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers identified changes in the gut microbiome that are associated […]

Positively selected gene inactivation results in changes in brain size

A new study, published in Molecular Biology and Evolution, has revealed that gene inactivation that naturally occurs in some individuals […]