New study shows learning occurs in dendrites, not synapses

May 4, 2018 by

A new study proposes that learning isn’t done in the synapses but rather in a few dendrites, the branches that feed inputs to the neuron....

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Immune protein moonlights to regulate synapses

Nov 16, 2014 by

Researchers have discovered that the immune-system protein MHCI “moonlights” to regulate brain-cell connections....

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Major drug breakthrough to treat Alzheimer’s

Jun 13, 2013 by

A new drug called NitroMemantine has been found to boost brain synapses lost to Alzheimer’s disease. By combining two medicines that are already approved by the FDA, NitroMemantine restores the synapses between neurons. It’s the destruction of these synapses...

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