microglia

Turning skin cells into brain cells

Published: 16May2017

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially...

Attack! Silent watchmen charge to defend the nervous system

Published: 15Oct2012

In many pathologies of the nervous system, there is a common event - cells called microglia are activated from surveillant watchmen into fighters.  Microglia are the immune cells of the nervous...