Basic Science and Laboratory Research
By focusing on the biology of healthy nerve cells, new research finds repeats in a gene, which causes Fragile X Syndrome, regulates how and when proteins are made in neurons.
Study: Commercially available antibodies used to investigate modification of key cancer braking mechanism aren’t fully reliable
When researchers study rare diseases, breakthroughs can be made that help patients. Revisit studies that are putting genetic puzzle pieces together to tackle these conditions.
SCN8A encephalopathy could be improved with a treatment already approved for other uses.
As research in rats reveals a key brain pathway, neuroscientists contemplate how to translate findings in animals to understanding of human compulsions involving food or drugs.