Researchers from Florida Atlantic University, in collaboration with Tel Aviv University, have received a two-year, $379,177 grant from the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes for Health, on a collaborative project to study mood-disorders changes in Alzheimer’s disease.
Dopamine and serotonin are at work at sub-second speeds to shape how people perceive the world and take action based on their perception. The discovery shows researchers can simultaneously measure the activity of both dopamine and serotonin in disorders ranging from depression to Parkinson’s disease.
Article title: Neurotransmitter networks in mouse prefrontal cortex are reconfigured by isoflurane anesthesia Authors: Xiaoying Zhang, Aaron G. Baer, Joshua M. Price, Piet C. Jones, Benjamin J. Garcia, Jonathon Romero, Ashley M. Cliff, Weidong Mi, James B. Brown, Daniel A.…
Comparing the brains of mice that exercised with those that did not, UC San Diego researchers found that specific neurons switched their chemical signals, called neurotransmitters, following exercise, leading to improved learning for motor-skill acquisition.