Functional CB2-receptors can also be found in the brain. This is the striking conclusion of the paper Excitability of prefrontal cortical pyramidal neurons is modulated by activation of intracellular type-2 ...
1 Mar 2012
SILS researcher Dr. Timo Breit (MAD-IBU) received a NWO-middelgroot grantproject of 400 k€.
9 Feb 2012
Sleep deprivations alters brain structure
Chronic sleep restriction causes a decrease in hippocampal volume in adolescent rats, which is not explained by changes in glucocorticoid levels or neurogenesis.
6 Feb 2012
Use of antidepressants during pregnancy causes structural changes in the brain of the unborn child
The use of certain antidepressants by pregnant women influences the development of the brain of their foetus, according to researchers of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The results of their research was published ...