Daily Archives: March 7, 2024

A new study of aging and schizophrenia reveals synchronized gene expression in astrocytes and neurons.

Postdoctoral researcher, Emi Ling, published her work on “A concerted neuron-astrocyte program declines in ageing and schizophrenia” in Nature. Ling et al. analyzed the prefrontal cortex of 191 human donors by single-nucleus RNA-seq of postmortem brain tissue samples pooled together in “villages.” We found a striking relationship between cortical neuron […]

Schematic of a neuron and astrocyte