Reduced Adult Neurogenesis Linked with Alzheimer’s Disease
Reduced Adult Neurogenesis Linked with Alzheimer’s Disease
Manipulating the production of new neurons can improve cognition in animal models of the disease, raising the possibility that figuring out a way for humans to make more neurons could make a difference for people with dementia.
Reduced Adult Neurogenesis Linked with Alzheimer’s Disease
Reduced Adult Neurogenesis Linked with Alzheimer’s Disease

Manipulating the production of new neurons can improve cognition in animal models of the disease, raising the possibility that figuring out a way for humans to make more neurons could make a difference for people with dementia.

Manipulating the production of new neurons can improve cognition in animal models of the disease, raising the possibility that figuring out a way for humans to make more neurons could make a difference for people with dementia.

human adult neurogenesis
Adult-Born Neurons Strengthen Memories While Mice Sleep
Adult-Born Neurons Strengthen Memories While Mice Sleep
Ruth Williams | Jun 4, 2020
The activation of young brain cells in adult mice is necessary not just for forming memories, but consolidating them during rapid eye movement sleep, a study shows.
What Do New Neurons in the Brains of Adults Actually Do?
What Do New Neurons in the Brains of Adults Actually Do?
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2020
Adult neurogenesis, already appreciated for its role in learning and memory, also participates in mental health and possibly even attention, new research suggests.
New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis
New Tools in the Works to Probe Adult Human Neurogenesis
Ashley Yeager | Oct 7, 2019
Conflicting results on the existence of new neurons in adults have researchers designing new ways to identify and count neuronal progenitors—and finally get to the bottom of neurogenesis.
More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age
More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age
Ashley Yeager | Mar 25, 2019
Despite doubts last year about human adult neurogenesis, a study shows even 80-year-olds develop new cells in the hippocampus, but such growth is diminished in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.