10 episodes

This Week in Neuroscience is a podcast about the nervous system.

This Week in Neuroscience Vincent Racaniello

    • Life Sciences
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

This Week in Neuroscience is a podcast about the nervous system.

    Remodeling synapses with a cytokine

    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.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    COVID-19 neurology with Genna Waldman

    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.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Replacing lost neurons

    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.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Stress, the good, bad and beautiful

    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.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Neural control of sexual behavior

    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.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Anosmia and COVID-19

    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.

    • 58 min

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