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Migraine: Tracking down the tsunami in the brain

A mouse model helps to decipher migraine auras. During the auras, a typical activity pattern is observed in the brain. First, there is a strong wave of excitation that sweeps across the cerebral cortex like a tsunami. This is followed by a rest. A research team from Tübingen and Munich, led by Professor Tobias Freilinger, has now tracked down one of the underlying mechanisms.

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