3 Jun 2017
Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating neurological illness that affects approximately 10 million people worldwide. It is marked by a progressive decline in physical function, the most iconic being...
Type: Press release
11 Mar 2015
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University's Brain Mechanisms for Behaviour Unit have found a surprise upon mapping the precise connectivity inside a brain...
Type: News Article
19 Dec 2014
Behind all motor, sensory and memory functions, calcium ions are in the brain, making those functions possible. Yet neuroscientists do not entirely understand how fast calcium ions reach their...
Type: Press release
8 Nov 2012
In a paper published in the November 7 issue of Neuron, Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi and Dr. Tetsuya Hori,...
Type: News Article
10 May 2012
After a neuron fires an electrical impulse, this impulse needs to be chemically transmitted to another neuron to propagate into the neuronal circuit; otherwise communication would grind to a halt. In...
Type: Press release
28 Mar 2012
Jeff Wickens The Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP) announced Monday that a team that includes...
Type: Event Report
19 Jun 2010
Dr. Takayuki Yamashita, Group Leader of the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Dr. Tomoyuki Takahashi, Principal Investigator of...
Type: Press release
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