A loss of BDNF in adult mice leads to overeating and obesity.
Researchers restored the capacity to retain new memories in fragile X syndrome mice by infusing BDNF to the hippocampus region.
Normal mice exposed to music have an increase in BDNF in the hippocampus.
In a landmark study, researchers administered BDNF and noggin and induced neurogenesis and prolonged life in the R6/2 mice.
Lowered BDNF levels in HD patients can be measured through blood tests and could serve as a biomarker.
Mac Casale, Ph.D. reviews a poster presentation on a research study involving BDNF.
Ampakines may become a treatment for HD in the next few years.
Research into using the brain's own 'hibernating' neural stem cells to repair brain damage advances in animal models.
Lower levels of BDNF in a mouse model were associated with earlier and more severe motor dysfunction.