blood-brain barrier
In a paper appearing in Nature Medicine, researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have reported evidence of a mechanism in the brain by which the COVID virus may gain access to… Read More
A Close Look at How COVID-19 Infection Can Damage the Brain
In a much-discussed report appearing online March 26 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), three researchers have attempted to explain the potential causes of a wide range of… Read More
Team Discovers Mechanism in Blood-Vessel Cells in the Brain That Promotes Resilience Against Stress
Thirty-five years after the first clue appeared, researchers now report they have assembled a detailed picture of one way in which inflammation can cause or create conditions favorable for the… Read More
A Rarely Studied Brain Structure Provides New Clues About Psychosis
In a vivid example of the power of basic research, a team of researchers has performed the first analysis of the relation between psychosis and alterations in a vital structural feature of the brain… Read More
Using Stem-Cell Technology, Researchers Succeed in ‘Growing’ a Working Blood-Brain Barrier
Researchers co-led by 2016 BBRF Young Investigator Ethan Lippmann, Ph.D., report they have succeeded in “building” vascular tissue that functions like the brain’s crucial protective membrane, called… Read More