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The Role of Muscle microRNAs in Repairing the Neuromuscular Junction
microRNAs have been implicated in mediating key aspects of skeletal muscle development and responses to diseases and injury. Recently, we demonstrated that a synaptically enriched microRNA, miR-206, functions to promote ...
GABA(B) receptor-dependent bidirectional regulation of critical period ocular dominance plasticity in cats
Gama amino butyric acid (GABA) inhibition plays an important role in the onset and offset of the critical period for ocular dominance (OD) plasticity in the primary visual cortex. Previous studies have focused on the ...
Effectiveness of a Worksite-Based Weight Loss Randomized Controlled Trial: The Worksite Study
Distinguishing the Unique Neuropathological Profile of Blast Polytrauma
Traumatic brain injury sustained after blast exposure (blast-induced TBI) has recently been documented as a growing issue for military personnel. Incidence of injury to organs such as the lungs has decreased, though current ...
New Agents for Targeting of IL-13RA2 Expressed in Primary Human and Canine Brain Tumors
Interleukin 13 receptor alpha 2 (IL-13RA2) is over-expressed in a vast majority of human patients with high-grade astrocytomas like glioblastoma. Spontaneous astrocytomas in dogs resemble human disease and have been proposed ...
Survival kinase genes present prognostic significance in glioblastoma
(Impact Journals Llc, 2016-04-12)
Associations between Parental Anxiety/Depression and Child Behavior Problems Related to Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Roles of Parenting Stress and Parenting Self-Efficacy
Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have been shown to experience increases in stress, depression, and anxiety, which are also associated with child behavior problems related to ASDs. Literature-examining ...
Choosing Money over Drugs: The Neural Underpinnings of Difficult Choice in Chronic Cocaine Users
Addiction is considered a disorder that drives individuals to choose drugs at the expense of healthier alternatives. However, chronic cocaine users (CCUs)who meet addiction criteria retain the ability to choose money in ...
Patient-derived glioblastoma stem cells respond differentially to targeted therapies
(Impact Journals Llc, 2016-12-27)
Contributions of VLDLR and LRP8 in the establishment of retinogeniculate projections
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-13)
Background: Retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), the output neurons of the retina, project to over 20 distinct brain nuclei, including the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), a thalamic region comprised of three functionally ...