Neuronal physiology

Neuronal physiology refers to the biology of neuronal function, including an understanding of the molecular and cellular processes that underlie neuronal activity.

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    Certain cellular functions in artificially reperfused pig brains can be restored and maintained several hours after initial loss of cerebral blood flow.

    • Natasha Bray
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    Neurons expressing corticotropin-releasing factor in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus of mice show increases and decreases in activity in response to aversive and appetitive stimuli.

    • Natasha Bray
  • News and Views |

    Variability is a ubiquitous aspect of neural recordings. In an influential paper, Churchland et al. (2010) compiled data from many cortical areas to demonstrate that variability generally decreases upon presentation of a stimulus. What are the implications of this finding?

    • Adrienne L. Fairhall
    Nature Neuroscience 22, 329-330
  • Research Highlights |

    In a genetic mouse model related to schizophrenia, restoring the excitability of parvalbumin-expressing interneurons in hippocampal CA1 ameliorates network dysfunction and behavioural deficits.

    • Natasha Bray