Who works side by side with neurons to make the brain work?

Project specs

Format

2D/3D

Contact

Juan Encinas

Country

Spain

Funding agency

Basque Government

Length

1:32

Summary

The Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience is devoted to investigate the role of glial cells in healthy brain functioning and in disease. An international team of neuroscientists investigate how glial cells work together with neurons in the brain, the most complex estructure of the universe. Learning how glial cells work will help us understand brain activity and fight against brain damage, mental disorders and degenerative diseases.

Researcher Profile

The Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience is a research institution fostered by IKERBASQUE (The Basque Science Fondation) and the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), devoted to investigate the biology of the neuro -glia interactions and to the discovery of new therapies for brain diseases