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Study Forges Link Between Neural Oscillations, Working Memory
24 April 2014. Cognition is thought to rely on the coordinated firing of neurons, but exactly how this works has been difficult to establish...

Falsifications Cast Shadow Over Stem Cell Field
22 April 2014. Scandals continue to plague the stem cell field, as three more papers are called into question...

Microglial Magic: Drug Wipes Them Out, New Set Appears
22 April 2014. Scientists are intensely interested in understanding the role neuroinflammation plays in neurodegenerative disease...

PAK Inhibitors Restore Spines in DISC1 Mouse Model
18 April 2014. Experimental cancer drugs called PAK inhibitors can promote dendritic spines in a genetic mouse model of psychiatric disorders...

Neural Progenitor Cells Model Aspects of Schizophrenia
14 April 2014. Neural progenitor cells derived from the skin cells of patients with schizophrenia show abnormal neuronal migration and elevated levels of oxidative stress...

Nature Surveys Areas of Schizophrenia Research
9 April 2014. The journal Nature published a supplement surveying some of the hot topics in schizophrenia research...

One in Three Experiences Mental Disorders In Denmark
9 April 2014. About one-third of people in Denmark seek treatment for a mental disorder at some point during their lives...

A High-Resolution Wiring Diagram of the Mammalian Brain
7 April 2014. Researchers have traced the most comprehensive wiring diagram of the mammalian brain so far...

Are There Mirror Neuron Deficits in Schizophrenia?
3 April 2014. Brain activation during the imitation and observation of others’ actions—an important component of social cognition—is altered in schizophrenia...

Out-of-Body Experiences Undercut Memory
28 March 2014. Being self-centered may not endear us to our friends, but apparently it is an ingredient for vivid memories...

Where There Is No Psychiatrist: Lay Health Workers Reduce Schizophrenia Disability in Rural India
18 March 2014. Lay community health workers may help people with schizophrenia living in places short on psychiatrists...

News Brief: Schizophrenia Dropped From Public-Private Partnership
18 March 2014. In a disappointing turn of events, schizophrenia has been dropped from an important new public-private partnership...

Fresh Neurons Seed the Human Striatum Throughout Life
3 March 2014. In most regions of the brain, you don’t get a second chance: The neurons you’re born with are the only ones you’ll ever have...

Channels of Working Memory
25 February 2014. Working memory stems in part from genes encoding voltage-gated cation channels...

Children With Early Psychotic Symptoms Lag in Cognition
17 February 2014. Children who report psychotic-like experiences lag behind their peers in their cognitive development...

Schizophrenia and MS: Shared Genetic Risk Suggests Immune Involvement
15 February 2014. There is genetic overlap between schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis (MS) that appears to be driven by immune system-related genes...

News Brief: Inherited Duplication Ups Psychosis Risk
10 February 2014. Duplications at chromosome 20p12.2 increase risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with psychosis...

A 3-D View of One of Neuroscience's Most Famous Brains
9 February 2014. Known for decades as patient H.M., Henry Molaison was familiar, indeed dear, to neuroscientists...

Acid Bath Turns Cells Pluripotent
9 February 2014. Until now, scientists turned mature mammalian cells into pluripotent ones by modifying their genomes...

Could Adult Brain Plasticity Set Stage for Schizophrenia?
6 February 2014. The brain forms its thicket of connections early in life, but additions to its wiring diagram may be made even in adults...

Methylation Marks Hypoxia in Schizophrenia
30 January 2014. The first genomewide survey of methylation patterns in schizophrenia turns up 25 suspect regions, some of which include genes linked to hypoxia...

SfN 2013—Interneuron Dysfunction Poster Tour
28 January 2014. A large number of posters at the Neuroscience 2013 meeting explored the role of GABA neuron dysfunction in the impaired oscillations and cognitive deficits of schizophrenia...

SfN 2013—New Tools for Rational Drug Design
28 January 2014. Bryan Roth of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, gave a special lecture titled, “How Synthetic and Chemical Biology Will Transform Neuroscience”...

New Exome Evidence Points to Old Suspect in Schizophrenia
22 January 2014. Rare variants in the exome, the protein-coding part of the genome, suggest disruptions to synaptic communication in schizophrenia...

Research Roundup: PV Interneurons and Neural Circuit (Dys)Function
21 January 2014. It takes a village of diverse neurons to make a brain, and among the villagers, parvalbumin (PV)-containing interneurons hold a special position...

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