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Authors show that excitation and inhibition of pyramidal neurons in different basolateral amygdala subdivisions promote auditory fear memory formation.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
April 18, 2019

Authors show that excitation and inhibition of pyramidal neurons in different basolateral amygdala subdivisions promote auditory fear memory formation.

Authors used a novel method to show that selectively activating cholecystokinin-expressing GABAergic neurons subtly affects emotional behavior but surprisingly enhances multiple memory and cognitive processes.
By Thomas J. McHugh, PhD
April 4, 2019

Authors used a novel method to show that selectively activating cholecystokinin-expressing GABAergic neurons subtly affects emotional behavior but surprisingly enhances multiple memory and cognitive processes.

Authors identify capsaicin receptor TRPV1 as a key regulator of Ca2+ entry into axoplasm that is required for developmental degeneration modeled by NGF withdrawal from sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglion in vitro.
By Jeffery L. Twiss, M.D., Ph.D.
March 7, 2019

Authors identify capsaicin receptor TRPV1 as a key regulator of Ca2+ entry into axoplasm that is required for developmental degeneration modeled by NGF withdrawal from sensory neurons of the dorsal root ganglion in vitro.

Authors describes an unexpected effect of in utero electroporation of plasmid DNA on the distribution of microglia within the developing forebrain.
By Orly Reiner
January 24, 2019

Authors describe an unexpected effect of in utero electroporation of plasmid DNA on the distribution of microglia within the developing forebrain.

Authors addressed the question 'what, if anything, is rodent prefrontal cortex?' by carrying out a survey of prefrontal cortex researchers and uncovered points of agreement as well as differences in regard to what brain areas constitute "prefrontal cortex" in rodents."
By Mark G. Baxter
December 5, 2018

Authors addressed the question 'what, if anything, is rodent prefrontal cortex?' by carrying out a survey of prefrontal cortex researchers and uncovered points of agreement as well as differences in regard to what brain areas constitute "prefrontal cortex" in rodents."

Authors show that axons of inhibitory neurons have distinctive structural and molecular features that contrast with those of the majority of myelinated excitatory axons in human neocortex.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
November 29, 2018

Authors show that axons of inhibitory neurons have distinctive structural and molecular features that contrast with those of the majority of myelinated excitatory axons in human neocortex.

Authors functionally defined immediate-early astrocytes (ieAstrocytes) as an in vivo astrocyte population, modulated by S1P signaling, in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
October 15, 2018

Authors functionally defined immediate-early astrocytes (ieAstrocytes) as an in vivo astrocyte population, modulated by S1P signaling, in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis.

A new study shows that advillin expression is NOT limited to sensory neurons in postnatal and adult mouse
By Mike Fainzilber
September 13, 2018

A new study shows that advillin expression is NOT limited to sensory neurons in postnatal and adult mouse

By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
September 11, 2018

Authors established a novel, automated live-cell imaging method to identify morphological changes in individual, dying human motor neurons.