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Jan 24 2019 | Stanford - The Dish
Stanford’s Sharon Long and Liqun Luo have been honored with awards from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for their pioneering biology research.
Pain sensation and the emotional experience of pain are not the same, and now, in mice, scientists at Stanford have found the neurons responsible for the latter.
Scientists have pinpointed the ensemble of neurons that specifically gives rise to the unpleasantness of pain in the brain.
Jan 17 2019 | NPR
Researchers studying mouse brains identified the cells that encode pain's unpleasantness.
A study in Nature details a discovery with potential clinical significance for treating eating disorders such as anorexia. To make that discovery, Stanford researchers had to develop a "first-time-ever" way of teasing apart two separate but closely intertwined sets of identical-appearing neurons in...
Dec 28 2018 | Stanford News
In a small trial, brain scans revealed who was most at risk of relapsing after being treated for addiction to stimulants like amphetamines or cocaine. The finding could identify people who need help staying drug-free.
Dec 21 2018 | Stanford Magazine
From neurons to nanotech, a whimsical guide.