Episode 8: Vital Connections in the Brain
Professor Arthur Butt and his research team are obsessed with a little known type of cell in our nervous system. He explains why deeper research into glia could hold the key to treating some of our biggest illnesses, and ponders what other mysteries are yet to be discovered in our own bodies.
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Glia are extremely important. If they stop doing their job, neurons do not work.