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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Assistant Professor in the School of Medicines Pharmacological Sciences Department Adan Aguirre, PhD (Front left) with members of his team Jianchos Gao (center front), Nadia McMillan (Right Front) and (rear Left to right) Michael Klingener, Dr. Javier Palazuelos, Manideep Chavali, and Israa Hussein with a projected image of a rare type of glial cells, called NG2 glia.

Under the Microscope: Study links NG2 glial cells to depression

Kenneth Wengler February 28, 2016
The researchers observed through the use of psychological tests that the mice with decreased NG2 glia in the prefrontal cortex presented depressive-like behaviors.
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Under the microscope: SBU professors analyze link between amino acid and Alzheimer’s disease

Ruchi Shah February 4, 2014
Amyloid β is known to play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, but recent findings by Dr. William Van Nostrand, professor of neurosurgery, and Dr. John Robinson, professor of psychology at Stony Brook University, and their teams defined a model of the link between the location of Amyloid β deposits and cognitive decline.
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