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GDF10 protein forms new brain cell connections | by National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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GDF10 protein forms new brain cell connections

Sprouting connections in the brain: Adding GDF10 to neurons in a dish results in the formation of new connections between brain cells. This process may lead to recovery after stroke.

More information: www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/scientists-identify...

 

Courtesy of S. Thomas Carmichael, M.D., Ph.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles

 

NIH funding from: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

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Taken on November 1, 2017