Thursday, August 17, 2017
NEURON: Researchers figure out how dopamine neurons keep up with demand
“Our findings demonstrate, for the first time, that neurons can change how much dopamine they release as a function of their overall activity," says Zachary Freyberg, MD, PhD.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Zinc study may reveal how our brains block background noises
Elias Aizenman, PhD, and Thanos Tzounopoulos, PhD, have received a $1.24 million grant from the NSF to study a link between the metal zinc and control of auditory processing in the cerebral cortex.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Teens with severe depression find unlikely solution in vitamins
VICE features how Lisa Pan, MD, began to find that many of her patients had metabolic deficiencies that could be treated with a type of B vitamin in place of missing proteins and small molecules.