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Axon Injury & Repair

Activity-dependent regulation of release probability at excitatory hippocampal synapses: A crucial role of fragile X mental retardation protein in neurotransmission

Posted on April 4, 2014

Wang XS, Peng CZ, Cai WJ, Xia J, Jin D, Dai Y, Luo XG, Klyachko VA, Deng PY; European Journal of Neuroscience 2014 Read More

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New target explored for psychiatric drug development

Posted on February 19, 2014

From the WUSTL Newsroom… In a surprising discovery, neuroscientists have found that a breakdown product of cholesterol in the brain may be a target for developing new drugs to treat schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. Although the research is in its early stages, the finding comes at a crucial time. Most existing drugs to treat schizophrenia work in similar ways, targeting dopamine receptors in the brain, but many patients don’t respond well to the medications or … Read More

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Immortalized human cerebral microvascular endothelial cells maintain the properties of primary cells in an in vitro model of immune migration across the blood brain barrier

Posted on February 11, 2014

Daniels BP, Cruz-Orengo L, Pasieka TJ, Couraud PO, Romero IA, Weksler B, Cooper JA, Doering TL, Klein RS.; J Neurosci Methods. 2013 Jan 15;212(1):173-9 Read More

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