University of Queensland researchers have used super-resolution microscopy to observe key molecules at work inside living brain cells, further unravelling the puzzle of memory formation and the elusive causes of dementia.

2 August 2019

Years of hard work have led Dr Alessandra Donato to the cusp of a discovery that could result in new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

18 July 2019
Perineuronal nets (bright green) surround particular neurons (blue). Fluorescence labelling reveals just how detailed these structures are.  (Phoebe Mayne, UQ)

University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads to disorders including depression and schizophrenia.

20 February 2019