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.
UChicago researchers crack a notoriously difficult problem that could advance the search for treatments for more than 30 neurological diseases.
UChicago’s Neuroscience Institute provides a fresh approach to unravel the biological mechanisms of the brain.
A new UChicago study shows how DNA nanodevices can target specific cell types in living organisms, and how they might be used in the future for biomedical purposes.