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2401 Mouse on an exercise wheel

In an experiment, researchers injected sedentary mice with blood from mice that ran for miles on exercise wheels, finding that the sedentary mice then did better on learning and memory tests....

2402 Lenny Bernstein
2403 William Newsome
2404 Yasmin Hurd
2405 2021 Sammy Kuo award recipients
2406 Valerie Voon
2407 Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
2408 Malenka and Knutson
2409 George Koob
2410 William T. Newsome, PhD Vincent V. C. Woo Director

William T. Newsome, PhD
Vincent V. C. Woo Director

2411 Fiona Baumer
2412 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, digital brain illustration
2413 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, digital brain illustration
2414 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, digital brain illustration
2415 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, digital brain illustration
2416 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, digital brain illustration
2418 Jieun Kim and Günther, the Neuroscience Preclinical Imaging Lab MRI
2419 MBCT Symposium 2022 Logo
2420 Wu Tsai Neuro swirlybrain logo
2421 Istock, Stanford Neurosciences Instiute
2422 Sergiu Pasca, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford University
2423 "Join our Team" image
2424 Illustration showing puzzle pieces of female and male brain
2425 Illustration of aging-impaired ribosome
2426 Illustration of real and virtual hands reaching for each other
2427 Illustration of magnifying glass examining DNA strand

Using a computer algorithm based in machine learning, scientists have identified nearly 700 genes that may be implicated in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease....

2428 Jasmin Palmer and Lily Achatz discuss mixed reality in medicine at a recent open house

PhD student Jasmin Palmer discusses her project using augmented reality to train clinicians in the spinal tap procedure with Stanford Medical Mixed Reality organizer Lily Achatz. (Image credit...

2429 James Gross, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Image courtesy James Gross

2430 William Robinson

William Robinson is the senior author of a paper that demonstrated how a common herpes virus can trigger multiple sclerosis by priming the immune system to attack the nervous system.

2431 Zou’s research aims to improve the patient experience. | Stocksy/Morsa Images

Zou’s research aims to improve the patient experience. | Stocksy/Morsa Images

2432 Join our team, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
2433 NSF Logo
2434 Keith Humphreys chairs the Stanford-Lancet Commission

Keith Humphreys chairs the Stanford-Lancet Commission on the North American Opioid Crisis.

2435 Paramedics with the San Francisco Fire Department tend to a patient on a suspected opioid-related medical call in October.

Paramedics with the San Francisco Fire Department tend to a patient on a suspected opioid-related medical call in October.

Stephen Lam / The Chronicle 2021

2436 Protest of Purdue Pharma

The Stanford-Lancet commission on the North American Opioid Crisis calls for criminal justice and lobbying reforms and more money for addiction treatment to avoid an additional 1.2m deaths....

2437 "Join our Team" image
2438 Carolyn Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi (Image credit: American Chemical Society)

2439 Eye with implanted chip

In this photo of a study participant's eye with the implanted chip, the magenta oval shows the size of the beam projected from the glasses onto the retina.
Yannick Le Mer

2440 2022 Sloan Research Fellows

Stanford’s new Sloan Fellows: Adrien Auclert, Dan Congreve, Scott Linderman, Dorsa Sadigh and Matei Zaharia. (Image credit: Courtesy Adrien Auclert, Elise Congreve, Avery Krieger, Nima Anari,...

2441 Carolyn Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi
(Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

2442 Karl Deisseroth and Michelle Leigh Monje-Deisseroth

Karl Deisseroth and Michelle Leigh Monje-Deisseroth (Image credit: Andrew Brodhead)



2443 Robot/Human handshake
Robots, meet the humans. | iStock/NLshop
2444 Zhenan Bao
Zhenan Bao, the K. K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering and chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering | Photo by Kathleen Hinkel
2445 nerve damage
2446 Major Depression
2447 Shining a light on brain vasculature

Shining a light on human brain vasculature. Credit: Valentina Galata

2449 Picture of woman made from candy

Photo credits, from top: Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News Service; Jeremy M. Baskin and Scott T. Laughlin

2450 Two healthcare workers study x-ray image
2451 Child with hands over ears

A study identified differences in the brain-connectivity patterns between boys with autism and girls with autism. The findings help explain why symptoms differ between the sexes.

2452 Microscopic image of a cell
The new process mimics the way a cell naturally functions and emulates the ways cells typically communicate with one another. | iStock/Jian Fan
2453 Aaron Gitler in lab

Aaron Gitler and his colleagues have found a connection between a genetic mutation often found in ALS patients and a prominent characteristic of the disease. 
Paul Sakuma

2454 Favour Nerrise

Favour Nerrise, National Chairperson, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Favour Nerrise

2455 Guess what image, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
2456 Image of colorful brain

A recent Stanford study shows that different parts of the brain work together in surprising ways that differ from current neuroscientific wisdom. | iStock/dakuk...


André Karwath, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

2458 Bluetooth Enabled Engineered Keyboard
2459 Zeena Khazendar

Zeena Khazendar has been chosen for the national Newman Civic Fellowship. (Image credit: Courtesy of Zeena Khazendar)

2460 Colorful brain

Photo Kateryna_Kon

2461 Lab technician holding brain chip
2462 Dr. Bill Loo
2463 Hand silhouettes protecting a brain
2464 Carter Family photo with kids on parents shoulders

Carter Henley enjoys a hike with his little brother, Levi, mom, Katie, and dad, Patrick.

2465 Wu Tsai Neuro faculty scholar Guosong Hong

Guosong Hong, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Faculty Scholar


Sergey Stavisky, an alum of the Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Scholars program at the Wu Tsai...

2467 Model of inside an eye

Photo by Romaset


2468 Flexible light-emitting film on finger

Zhitao Zhang wears the flexible light-emitting film, featuring a Stanford logo, on the knuckle of their finger. This shows how the film can hold up to flexing and wrinkling. (Image credit: Zhitao...

2469 Illustration of road with memory bubbles alongside

Illustration: Giorgia Virgili

2470 Extremely simple animal Trichoplax adhaerens

Prakash Lab

The extremely simple animal Trichoplax adhaerens moves and responds to its environment with agility and seeming purpose, yet it has no neurons or muscles to coordinate its...

2471 Microscopic image of human tissue


Not everything grows back or heals so quickly. 

2472 Clocks on post in park

Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Sleep experts say more light in the evening hours isn’t the best match to our circadian rhythms. 

2473 Dr. Tim Behrens
2474 Dr. Attila Losonczy
2475 Dr. Ilana Witten
2476 Dr. Adam Kepecs
2477 Cartoon of a world with pleasurable things everywhere

Meredith Miotke for NPR

When we're repeatedly exposed to pleasure-producing stimuli — social media, sugar, alcohol or any number of readily-available substances — our bodies...

2478 Child with doctor

Stanford scholars have created an algorithm that uses functional magnetic resonance imaging scans to find patterns of neural activity in the brain that indicate autism.


2479 Illustration of a computer circuit

Illustration by James Lambert

2480 Microscopic image of a cell being attacked

Two cells (darker color) being attacked by free radicals (red molecules) in a process known as oxidative stress, which may lead to the brain fog symptoms in some people with long covid and chronic...

2481 House mouse curled up in its nest

Scientists have discovered that neurons in the lateral hypothalamus play a pivotal role in sleep loss in old mice. Above, a house mouse.

Szasz-Fabian Jozsef/

2482 Anne Brunet

Anne Brunet

2483 EJ Chichilnisky
2484 Marius Wernig
2485 Denis Baylor golfing

Denis Baylor in Kapalua, Maui. He became an avid golfer after retirement.

Eileen Baylor

2486 Electric pastel brain

Researchers at Stanford Medicine have found that a brain implant that delivers and electrically stimulates transplanted stem cells as well as stimulates injured brain tissue after...

2487 Stanford Neurosciences Building, home of the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience
2488 "The Van Golgi" by Amalia Perna, won Grand Prize in the 2022 Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards

"The Van Golgi" by Amalia Perna, won grand prize in the 2022 Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards

2489 Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
2491 Illustration of a heat mapped brain lighting up in areas

Seizures become more frequent or more severe in some patients with epilepsy because the brain learns how to have seizures the same way it learns skills, Stanford researchers have found.


2492 Mother consoling teenage son

Brain scans show that starting around age 13, kids no longer find their mothers' voices uniquely rewarding, researchers have found.
New Africa/

2493 Neurologist Michelle Monje in lab
Photography by Timothy Archibald


2494 Womans feet on the sand near the water

Rachen Buosa—Getty Images

2495 American Academy of Arts & Sciences logo
2496 Spilled bottle of pills

Clinicians, researchers and educators at Stanford have launched a number of programs to address the opioid crisis.
Victor Moussa/

2497 Gene Vector and Virus Core director Nicholas Wall

Gene Vector and Virus Core director Nicholas Wall, PhD

2498 Illustration shows neurons lighting up against a blue background
2499 Cartoon of head with floating DNA & colorful bubbles around

Photo by Carlosgardel

2500 Johannes waving hand over a white board

Johannes Eichstaedt is a computational psychologist and the Ram and Vijay Shriram Faculty Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.