Neuroscience

Exploring an unsung part of the brain: the choroid plexus

If you've never heard of the choroid plexus, you're not alone. In fact, few neuroscientists know much about this part of the brain. In the words of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, the choroid plexus "don't get no respect."

Neuroscience

Unexpected link between choroid plexus and chronic pain

Aalto University neuroscientists, in collaboration with researchers at Helsinki University Hospital and Harvard Medical School, have found a novel connection between the size of the choroid plexus in the brain and complex ...

Neuroscience

Scientists identify signature of aging in the brain

How the brain ages is still largely an open question – in part because this organ is mostly insulated from direct contact with other systems in the body, including the blood and immune systems. In research that was recently ...

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