Synchronicity and Hyperexcitability in the Autistic Brain
Could synchronized firing of neurons help explain the symptoms of autism? Dana grantee Carlos Potera-Cailliau, M.D., Ph.D., shares his lab’s insights in the latest in our series of scientist Q&As.
The Senses—A Primer (Part I and II)
Through complex systems that begin with cells that respond to physical stimuli and send signals through a maze of brain circuits, we can know—both consciously and otherwise—what goes on around us and within our bodies. Read our other brain-related primers here.
The How of Tau
The debate over whether tau’s corruption is a cause or effect of the Alzheimer’s disease process is now all but over. In fact, its corruption seems to be a driver of disease not only in Alzheimer’s, but in more than half a dozen other tau-linked maladies. One of our series of briefing papers.