This Week in Neuroscience is a podcast about the nervous system.
Remodeling synapses with a cytokine
TWiN explains how a cytokine produced by neurons activates microglia which modify the extracellular matrix and remodel synapses, leading to memory consolidation.
COVID-19 neurology with Genna Waldman
Columbia University Chief Neurology Resident Genna Waldman joins TWiN to explains how her department prepared for COVID-19, and the neurological symptoms associated with the disease.
Replacing lost neurons
TWiN explains how neurological disease in mice can be repaired by using CRISPR/Cas to knock down levels of a single cell protein, which converts astrocytes to neurons.
Stress, the good, bad and beautiful
The TWiN team reveals how the nervous system controls hair graying in mice subjected to stress, and adaptive immune responses.
Neural control of sexual behavior
Nirao Shah joins TWiN to discuss the work of his laboratory on how our brains generate social interactions that differ between the sexes.
Anosmia and COVID-19
Bob Datta joins TWiN to reveal the findings of his laboratory on expression of SARS-CoV-2 entry genes in the olfactory epithelium and the implications for anosmia associated with COVID-19.