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Review Article: The diverse roles and multiple forms of focal adhesion kinase in brain

Focal Adhesion Kinase, the main transducer of integrin signaling, deserves particular attention during brain development. FAK is found in various ...
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Review on Fly Motion Vision by the 2014 EJN Award Winner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAf8WyawzB0 Enjoy reading the new review article by Alexander Borst on visual motion-detection circuits and watch the above related video ...
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Read our new virtual Issue on Attention – PDFs free to download until Jan 29 2015

How does the brain detect and select relevant stimuli from the seemingly endless array of cues in the environment? How ...
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Oxycodone evokes a greater increase in dopamine release in the nucleus accumbens than morphine

In this Featured Article of the month (October 2014), researchers measured rapid dopamine and other neurotransmitter release following intravenous infusion ...
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Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) funding opportunities

2014 Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s Research Funding Priorities   The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) funds four different categories of ...
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How Collaborative Efforts Yielded the EJN Best Publication – Interview with the Award Winner Lisa Schnell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q1VqqJdssM For much of human history, one of the prevailing dogmas of medicine was that the spinal cord cannot regenerate ...
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Adult neurogenesis in DG without 5-HT: Behind the scenes of an unexpected discovery

Selective serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake inhibitors, which increase 5-HT transmission,  increase neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus (DG) of the hippocampus. In ...
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Mathematical model of negative covariability of inter-columnar excitatory synaptic actions

by Mitsuru Saito, Takuma Tanaka, Hajime Sato, Hiroki Toyoda, Toshio Aoyagi and Youngnam Kang A mathematical model of PPD of intracortical ...
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Technical Spotlight – Antibodies to cannabinoid type 1 receptor co-react with stomatin-like protein 2 in mouse brain mitochondria

Technical Spotlight of EJN issue 38-3 by Yury M. Morozov, Martin H. Dominguez, Luis Varela, Marya Shanabrough, Marco Koch, Tamas ...
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Featured Article – Regulation of mitochondrial dynamics & distribution by synapse position and neuronal activity in the axon

“We measured stability and mobility of axonal mitochondria by using time-lapse imaging of cultured hippocampal neurons. We found that both ...
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