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Traffic pollution impairs brain function

First-in-the-world study suggests that even brief exposure to air pollution has rapid impacts on the brain A new collaborative study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria has shown that common levels of traffic pollution can impair human brain function in only a matter of hours. The peer-reviewed findings, led by the study’s first…

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Dr. Anastassia Voronova: (Re)generating oligodendrocytes in the developing and degenerating brain: a neural stem cell perspective

February 3

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Zoom option if unable to attend in person: Zoom link here (click on “Join a meeting”) Meeting ID: 91512 289258 Passcode: 289258 Objectives: 1) Neural stem cells build and regenerate the brain in part by forming oligodendrocytes, the myelinating cells of the central nervous system 2) Endogenous neural stem cells can be engaged in mouse models of neurodegenerative disorders for brain remyelination 3) Neurodegenerative disorders may…

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