Neuroscience

Sedative combats virus that can cause birth defects

A common sedative may help combat common viral infections that can cause birth defects in developing babies, Yale researchers report June 19 in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Failure in recycling cellular membrane may be a trigger of Parkinson's

A genetic mutation found in patients with early-onset Parkinson's disease has been used to create a mouse model of the disease. The advance adds to growing evidence that—at least in a subset of patients—the neurodegenerative ...

Neuroscience

Zika uses axons to spread havoc in central nervous system

The Zika virus wreaks havoc in the central nervous system well after the initial stages of pregnancy and can use long axon projections of neurons to spread, a new Yale School of Medicine study suggests. 

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