Immune System

Kathryn M. Lenz, Ph.D.
Kathryn M. Lenz, Ph.D.
December 07, 2016
Microglia, immune cells that reside in the brain and spinal cord, are a first-line defense against infection in the central nervous system. But the immune...
Catherine Dulac, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on mental illness
Catherine Dulac, Ph.D.
July 14, 2016
A new method of capturing and analyzing images of the brain, described June 16 in the journal Cell, lets scientists see exactly which neurons fire throughout...
Alexandre Bonnin, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on autism
Alexandre Bonnin, Ph.D.
July 13, 2016
Most pregnant mothers will go to great lengths to avoid being sick, and science suggests that their concerns may be well founded. Researchers have gained new...
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on mental illness
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D.
July 12, 2016
Exposing mice to bacteria that help regulate the immune system can help to prevent stress from causing harmful inflammation, and in some cases, illness,...
Gerard Clarke, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on autism
Gerard Clarke, Ph.D.
June 09, 2016
Researchers have shown for the first time, in mice, that naturally occurring gut bacteria are vital in the process that leads to proper development of the...

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