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Nov 22 2022 | The Scientist
The APOE4 variant causes cholesterol buildup in the cells that make protective fatty sheaths for neurons, possibly helping explain its role in neurodegeneration.
Nov 14 2022 | The Scientist
The APOE4 variant causes cholesterol buildup in the cells that make protective fatty sheaths for neurons, possibly helping explain its role in neurodegeneration.
Nov 8 2022 | Stanford Medicine
A technique developed at Stanford Medicine allows mice with diabetes to accept unmatched islet cells and durably restores blood sugar control without immunosuppression or graft-versus-host disease.
Nov 4 2022 | Scope Blog
At the inaugural Mental Healthcare Innovations Summit held Oct. 6, a collaboration between the Stanford Healthcare Innovation Lab and the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, experts from various sectors came together to discuss this question and share new innovations, approaches and...
Nov 2 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Neuroscientist Robert Malenka and his team have identified a molecular link between opioid withdrawal and social aversion in the brains of mice — suggesting the potential to help people in recovery from opioid addiction reconnect with their social support networks
Oct 29 2022 | Scope Blog
Easy access and speedy reward are two of them. Just as the hypodermic needle is the delivery mechanism for drugs like heroin, the smartphone is the modern-day hypodermic needle, delivering digital dopamine for a wired generation.
Oct 27 2022 | Stanford Magazine
A Stanford sleep medicine doctor insists that anyone can learn how to wake up earlier—and feel good about it.
Oct 24 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute is pleased to welcome our newest graduate student fellows in the neurosciences — including Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellows, and trainees entering the NeuroTech Training Program and Mind, Brain, Computation and Technology Student Membership Program.
Oct 21 2022 | Stanford Engineering
In the book, which is aimed at the general public, Deisseroth weaves together the threads of genetics, neuroscience, and mental health and draws heavily on his career and personal history.
Oct 18 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
NeuroOmics technology lets researchers label and capture cell-surface proteins in intact, live tissue — opening opportunities to understand complex cellular interactions and future drug targets.

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