Cerebrum Podcast #5: The Evolving View of Astrocytes – With Philip G. Haydon, Ph.D.

Published: October 31, 2016

In our October Cerebrum article, “The Evolving View of Astrocytes,” Philip G. Haydon writes about a type of glial cell that is prevalent in the cortex—the astrocyte. Haydon, Ph.D., is the Annetta and Gustav Grisard Professor and chair of the neuroscience department at Tufts University School of Medicine. In this podcast, he discusses the role of astrocytes in brain function and their potential to affect sleep, learning, and memory. Podcast Transcript