Zebrafish help us to understand neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases
Teresa Capriello and colleagues use zebrafish to study the neuronal mechanisms of heavy metals in connection to neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases.
The ultimate list of neuroscience lab software tools
Are you interested in starting a new lab, or perhaps in updating your current lab to its maximum potential? If so, this list of ultimate neuroscience software tools is the place to begin.
A new zebrafish model for ALS-related gene mutations
How zebrafish are helping us to discover the mechanisms behind this neurodegenerative disease.
Knockout of Down syndrome gene in zebrafish leads to autistic-like behaviors
Knockout of Down syndrome gene in zebrafish leads to autistic-like behaviors: Though earlier knockout models in mice failed, researchers have developed a successful zebrafish model.
Putative neurorestorative drug for Parkinson’s disease tested in zebrafish
About zebrafish and their important role in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Strain differences in zebrafish behavior and physiology
A zebrafish is not just a zebrafish. Strain differences in zebrafish behavior and physiology.
4 Facts about zebrafish and zebrafish larvae
Did you know that zebrafish larvae are able to detect minute movement in the water and that zebrafish are better than fruit flies? Read all 4 facts!
Seizing fish: a high-throughput screen for novel antiepileptic drugs
The lab of Prof. Richard Baines investigates how the electrical development of neurons is regulated. His research was long based on the larvae of fruitfly, but the lab recently started using zebrafish larvae.
10 behavioral studies on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
This blog post features 10 interesting studies that use innovative techniques to study models of AD and PD and important underlying neuronal mechanisms.
The effects of quantum dots on zebrafish larvae locomotor behavior
Ever heard of quantum dots? These dots are nanoparticles made of a semiconductor material, which have unique optical properties, making them of great interest for fields such as biological imaging, medical diagnostics.