Akassoglou Lab Researchers discovered in mice studies that the brain’s microglia, cells that constantly monitor surrounding neurons, keep spontaneous seizures in check by tempering neuronal hyperactivity. To read full article, click here.
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In the new study, Akassoglou and her team show that microglia (yellow) extend their branches to touch nearby neurons (blue and green), preventing these neurons from becoming overly active and causing seizures. Video by Keun-Young Kim, Gladstone Institutes. To read full article, click here.
Andrew Mendiola, PhD named 2020 Berkelhammer Scholar
Andrew Mendiola, PhD featured in Momentum, the official magazine of the National MS Society
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October 31, 2019
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