Astrocytes (image) Salk Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Salk scientists reveal how brain cells called astrocytes help neurons form successful connections, offering potential therapeutic target for autism, ADHD, schizophrenia. Fluorescently labeled astrocytes (large green structures) and neuronal postsynaptic receptors (red) are pictured. Credit Salk Institute Usage Restrictions with credit and related coverage. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.