Perturbing the gut microbiome with antibiotics during early life leads to a reduction in amyloid plaques in male mice in adulthood — and microglia are a critical component of the effect.
New research at the University of Chicago has identified changes in neuronal circuits in the cerebellum that were linked to increased sensory-avoidant behavior in a mouse model of autism.
A new risk measure developed at UChicago based on previous flu epidemics proves more accurate at predicting weekly COVID-19 forecasts than any other current model.
A new study out of the Adams and Bendelac Labs at UChicago provides new insights into a group of proteins produced by commensal bacteria in the gut.
Contrary to expectations, study finds primate neurons have fewer synapses than mice in visual cortex
Neuroscience researchers at UChicago and Argonne National Laboratory have discovered that mice actually have more synapses connecting the neurons in their brains.