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Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
When phlegm runs amok, it can be life-threatening. Neuroscience know-how offers a way to put a cork in it.
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Sean Mackey says goodbye to one-size-fits-all solutions to rein in pain
Jul 27 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Institute affiliate Sergiu Pasca's brain models reveals the organ’s workings in unparalleled detail.
Jul 26 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Brielle Ferguson has excelled not only in top-tier science as a postdoc in the Huguenard lab at Wu Tsai Neuro, but also in the kind of activism and advocacy she hopes can improve the diversity and culture of the scientific community around her. In 2020, she helped found the organization Black in...
Jul 25 2022 | Stanford Report
Mark Schnitzer and Jelena Vučković are among the nine scientists and engineers selected for the Department of Defense’s “most prestigious research grant award.”
Jul 22 2022 | Stanford Medicine
Robert Malenka’s early research on the molecular mechanisms underlying memory and learning has led to an understanding of their role in psychiatric disorders including addiction, depression and autism spectrum disorder.
Jul 22 2022 | Stanford Report
Stanford medical student Blynn Shideler designed a wearable device to make daily physical therapy more accessible for kids with cerebral palsy.
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.