neural circuits

The UCI School of Medicine team members who helped develop new viral vectors that will advance neural circuit mapping include, from left, front row: Michele Wu, Alexis Bouin, Ginny Wu, Qiao Ye and Xiangmin Xu; back row: Todd Holmes, Bert Semler, Orkide Koyuncu and Liqi Tong.

UC Irvine-led research team creates novel rabies viral vectors for neural circuit mapping

New tools can detect microstructural changes in aging and Alzheimer’s disease brain neurons

Xiangmin Xu

UCI wins 5-year, $14M NIH grant to study brain circuits susceptible to aging, Alzheimer’s disease

Findings will advance development of better early diagnostic tools, new treatment strategies

UCI-led team first to discover new neural circuits that regulate spatial learning and memory in the brain’s hippocampal formation

Understanding of novel functional roles can advance research in Alzheimer’s disease, other learning and memory disorders