brain disease

A pair of papers has linked mutations in the DCC gene to agenesis of the corpus callosum as well as to a new syndrome.

A study of twins, unrelated individuals, and post-mortem brain samples suggests genetic factors contribute to cortical features and functions in humans.

Using a modified single-nuclei RNA sequencing pipeline adapted to deal with postmortem tissue, researchers have uncovered 16 neuronal subtypes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) today announced a collaboration focused on neurometabolomics research.

Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.

The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.

CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.