Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – December 2015

In the field of neuroscience and neurology, the end of last year was unusually fruitful for interesting and unexpected findings. There were fascinating developments both in fundamental research and in therapeutic treatment of brain diseases. As usual, the selection of publications presented here reflects my opinion of their importance. On 11 December, the scientific community marked the birthday of American neuroscientist Paul Greengard. Greengard’s research helped to establish the detailed biochemical mechanisms of neural transduction and laid the foundation for further investigations of brain function. He received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in recognition of his achievements in the field. THE BEST New therapy for chronic pain syndrome Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic pain. New treatment based on already existing drugs may address this…


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