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Apr 29 2022
Ten images have been selected as winners of the inaugural Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards, presented by the Neuroscience Microscopy Service (NMS) and sponsored by the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Carl Zeiss.
Apr 28 2022 | Stanford Engineering
“Minimizing energy expenditure has evolutionary advantages,” said one of the researchers. “It allows us to move farther on fewer calories.”
Apr 27 2022 | Stanford News
A new initiative on brain resilience will study the causes of cognitive decline—what may be done to prevent, delay, or reverse the decline—and what goes right for those who keep their cognitive abilities intact.
Apr 21 2022 | Stanford Magazine
Neurologist Michelle Monje harnesses passion and purpose as she works to cure a devastating childhood cancer.
Apr 15 2022 | Scope Blog
Institute affiliate Zara Patel discusses the latest research on COVID-19 and the sense of smell.
Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute faculty affiliate Anne Brunet, PhD, professor of genetics at Stanford Medicine and the Michele and Timothy Barakett Endowed Professor, has won the 2022 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for her pioneering research in the mechanisms of aging.
Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Baylor, former chair of the Department of Neurobiology, gained international recognition for discovering the electrical language used by the retina to translate light from the outside world into signals that the brain reads.
Apr 14 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Wu Tsai Neuro affiliate Paul George and colleagues developed a device that delivers and electrically stimulates stem cells to promote stroke healing.
Mar 28 2022 | HAI
Early, definitive detection of autism in patients could lead to timelier interventions and better outcomes, says Kaustubh Supekar and colleagues.
Mar 25 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Luis de Lecea and colleagues have identified a mechanism underlying fragmented sleep with older age, paving the way for potential drug therapies.