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Apr 10 2018 | NeuWrite West
While demand in recent years for skilled workers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) has grown at a staggering rate, men have claimed a larger share of those positions and earnings compared to women. Biased hiring practices may explain the struggles of recent graduates, but...
It’s common knowledge that stress during pregnancy is neither good for mother nor child.
Stanford researcher Rob Malenka, MD, PhD, is known as "a neuroscientist's neuroscientist." I
Two scientists in the family inspired the career of behavioral neuroscientist Karen Parker, PhD.
Apr 4 2018 | NeuWrite West
Research has shown that ambient belonging, or the feeling of fitting into an environment can have a profound effect on peoples’ behavior. This feeling of belonging can arise from more than just one’s sense of fit with the people in the environment, and is often influenced by physical objects and...
Getting whacked in the head is a serious public health problem: around 2.8 million people end up in the hospital every year with a concussion or other traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and nearly half a million of those are kids and adolescents....
Apr 2 2018
Graduate student Kristin Muench sat down with Michael Lin, an associate professor of neuroscience and bioengineering and a member of the Stanford Neurosciences Institute, to ask him about his research and the promise of technology in neuroscience research.
Mar 30 2018 | Stanford Engineering
A new study reveals a complicated relationship between impact and injury.
Mar 30 2018 | Stanford News
Concussion is a major public health problem, but not much is known about the impacts that cause concussion or how to prevent them. A new study suggests that the problem is more complicated than previously thought.
A pioneering protein chemist at Stanford, Shooter parsed the physiological roles of key brain growth factors. He also hired and nurtured young faculty who would become highly successful scientists.