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In this project, we will attempt to re-grow functional dendritic spines in an animal model of schizophrenia for the first time. By re-growing dendritic spines, we intend to restore glutamatergic neurotransmission and improve cognition.

Publication Date

2018

Publisher

BrainsCAN

City

London

Keywords

Mental health, Novel neuroscience / neuroimaging techniques

Disciplines

Neurosciences

Funding

Funding Program

BrainsCAN Accelerator Grant: Stimulus

Additional BrainsCAN Support

Rodent Cognition Core

Notes

Western Faculty, Group or Institution

Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Growing new dendritic spines to correct cognitive deficits of schizophrenia

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