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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
  • Knowable Magazine
Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
  • Knowable Magazine
The millions of microorganisms residing in the gut form our “second brain.”
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
New perspectives on body-system connections are providing an understanding of social behavior, development, and sleep.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The blood-brain barrier is your brain's first line of defense against toxins and pathogens. But it can also make treating brain illnesses complicated.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
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One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric.
  • Wellcome Trust
Watch a conversation with neuroscientist Christopher Lowry about the microbiome-brain connection.
  • The Kavli Foundation
Much as vaccinations eradicated many destructive diseases in the past, neuroscientists are engineering antibodies to try and treat degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
  • BrainFacts/SfN