Glial cells support normal brain development and function. Their roles are varied and range from serving as structural support cells to be being involved in brain signaling and possibly learning and memory. Center for Glial Biology in Medicine Scientists are active in the research and clinical areas of Glia and CNS Disease such as stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson's Disease, brain and spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and tumors as well as Glia in Normal Brain Function.