The Brain’s Immune Cells Stand Sentinel Against Viral Invasion
The Brain’s Immune Cells Stand Sentinel Against Viral Invasion
Some viruses, possibly even SARS-CoV-2, can sneak into the brain through the nose. Recent studies show that microglia are ready for them when they do.
The Brain’s Immune Cells Stand Sentinel Against Viral Invasion
The Brain’s Immune Cells Stand Sentinel Against Viral Invasion

Some viruses, possibly even SARS-CoV-2, can sneak into the brain through the nose. Recent studies show that microglia are ready for them when they do.

Some viruses, possibly even SARS-CoV-2, can sneak into the brain through the nose. Recent studies show that microglia are ready for them when they do.

olfactory epithelium
Image of the Day: Zebrafish Olfactory Epithelium
Image of the Day: Zebrafish Olfactory Epithelium
Emily Makowski | Nov 1, 2019
Studies of the rosette-like structure can reveal clues to brain recovery after injury.
Stem Cells Delivered to the Nose Restore Mice’s Ability to Smell
Stem Cells Delivered to the Nose Restore Mice’s Ability to Smell
Kerry Grens | May 30, 2019
The introduced cells engrafted in the nose, became olfactory sensory neurons, and sent axons to the animals’ brains.
Image of the Day: Smell You Later  
Image of the Day: Smell You Later  
The Scientist Staff | Sep 5, 2017
Scientists demonstrate that just the right amount of inflammation after an injury to a mouse’s olfactory epithelium is key for regenerating cells important for smell.