Gliogenesis is the developmental process by which glial cells – astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, Schwann cells, microglia – are generated. It includes the production of glial progenitor cells and their differentiation into mature glia.

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  • News & Views |

    Microglia are highly heterogeneous and plastic. However, the dynamics of their turnover have been difficult to visualize. A new multicolor reporter system reveals a plastic but stable network of microglia during health and disease.

    • Charlotte Madore
    • , Caroline Baufeld
    •  & Oleg Butovsky
    Nature Neuroscience 20, 762-763
  • Research Highlights |

    Inhibition of GLI1 promotes the endogenous response to demyelination, including the recruitment and differentiation of neural stem cells.

    • Katherine Whalley