Calming Neurons with a Microglial Touch

Kaushik Sharma, Long Jun Wu, Ukpong B. Eyo

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In vivo two-photon imaging of microglia in the intact brain has revealed that microglia constantly survey neuronal soma. Research over the past decade and a recent paper by Cserép et al. published in Science are now uncovering the nature, mechanisms, and consequences of these interactions in health and injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-199
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in neurosciences
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2020


  • Kv2.1
  • P2Y12
  • microglia
  • neuronal activity
  • neuroprotection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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