Category Archives: neurodevelpment

Study identifies previously unknown role of microglia in neurodevelopment.

The brain consists of two major types of cells, neurons and glia cells, which provide support and protection for neurons in the central and peripheral nervous systems.  While neurons have been studied for more than a century, extensive glial research has only developed recently.  Now, a study from researchers at New York University shows that glia are vital to nerve-cell

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