Growing Interest, Funding in Glia Research

Glia’s time to shine in aging research
Amanda DiBattista, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience
When it comes to brain cells, most of us imagine neurons as the “stars of the show” controlling our thoughts and behaviors. But lately, the spotlight has shifted toward other cells traditionally thought to be cast in supporting roles: the glia. Instead of just being the sidekicks of the story, it turns out glia are more like microscopic film producers, involved in many stages of the thought formation process.

Learn more about a growing number of funding opportunities to further explore the important behind-the-scenes role glia play in making the Hollywood magic of our brains come to life. Read the full blog post.

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