Journal of Neuroinflammation

Journal of Neuroinflammation is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that focuses on innate immunological responses of the nervous system, involving microglia, astrocytes, cytokines, chemokines, and related molecular processes.

Publisher
BioMed Central
Impact factor
3.83 (2011)

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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

How does alcohol influence the development of Alzheimer's disease?

Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago has found that some of the genes affected by alcohol and inflammation are also implicated in processes that clear amyloid beta—the protein that forms globs of plaques ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Possible early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

Measuring a set of proteins in the blood may enable earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study from the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Inflammatory disorders

Possible new target for treatment of multiple sclerosis found

In the relentless battle against multiple sclerosis (MS), U of A researchers recently discovered an entirely new cellular mechanism—an underlying defect in brain cells—that may to be blame for the disease, and a potential ...

Medical research

Blood-brain barrier on a chip sheds new light on 'silent killer'

The blood-brain barrier is a network of specialized cells that surrounds the arteries and veins within the brain. It forms a unique gateway that both provides brain cells with the nutrients they require and protects them ...

Neuroscience

Exploring new paths for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

(Edmonton) Research from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is trailblazing a potential new pathway for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). The research, published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation, ...

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