UCI mouse study points to new treatments to limit effects of neurological disorder
UCI mouse study finds dramatic increase in brain plaques when key cells are lacking
Results suggest novel approaches to maintaining cognition as we age
Christie Fowler, UCI assistant professor of neurobiology & behavior, is one of six scientists to receive an Avenir Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. The same can be said of the adult brain. Its connections are hard to change, while in children, novel experiences rapidly mold new connections during critical periods of brain development.
Professor James Hicks, director of UCI’s Exercise Medicine & Sport Sciences Initiative, leads novel probe of impact injuries in water polo
UC Irvine neurobiologist James McGaugh, whose research has vastly contributed to our knowledge of the brain’s learning and memory abilities, has won the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology.
At-home therapy with common household items yields notable gains among children with autism
Neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz has helped shed light on the inner workings of the human brain. His research offers hope to millions who suffer from epilepsy.