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Jul 20 2022 | Scope Blog
A tiny marine creature with a strange lifestyle may provide valuable insights into human neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease, according to scientists at Stanford Medicine.
Jul 11 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute congratulates deputy director Robert Malenka for his 2022 Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize. The career prize was awarded by the Society for Neuroscience and Federation of European Neuroscientists for Malenka’s “ground-breaking research in identifying...
Jul 8 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Researchers with the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute have observed the formation of skill-based memories in the brains of mice, potentially leading to improved understanding of learning and Parkinson’s disease.
Jun 29 2022 | Scope Blog
Sharon Sha, Stanford Medicine neurologist discusses all things brain health and cognition in an Ask Me Anything.
Jun 29 2022 | Scope Blog
Research by Luis de Lecea and colleagues shows that, in mice at least, poor sleep as "teenagers" can lead to lower interest in new social interactions as adults.
Jun 28 2022 | Stanford News
Awarded the National Medal of Science, Roger Shepard, professor emeritus of psychology at Stanford, introduced techniques for quantifying mental processes.
Jun 23 2022 | Stanford Report
After six years serving as co-president of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, Stephen Quake’s role will be expanded across the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s science program and technology teams – the CZ Biohub and CZ Biohub Network – and the newly-announced Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological...
Jun 20 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
A new study by scientists with the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute’s NeuroChoice Initiative reveals that relapse may be linked to quite different brain circuits than addiction itself.
Jun 15 2022 | Stanford Report
Karl Deisseroth, Chris Field, and Tanya Marie Luhrmann are among 37 scholars elected to the oldest learned society in the United States.
Jun 15 2022 | Stanford Medicine
The funding, from Cancer Grand Challenges, will help the researchers address difficult problems in cancer prevention, treatment-resistant cancers and therapies for pediatric solid tumors.