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Nov 17 2014 | Medical Xpress
Leaders from three global neuroscience projects—the U.S. BRAIN Initiative, Europe's Human Brain Project and Japan's Brain/MINDS—met this week ahead of this week's special session on global brain initiatives at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. 
Nov 17 2014 | Stanford News
By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.
The School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System have designed a pilot program in which military veterans are trained to help peers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Nov 11 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford hosted the second annual Breakthrough Prize Symposium to celebrate the biggest advances in physics, life sciences and mathematics, and to discuss strategies for generating funding and excitement for basic research.
Nov 4 2014 | Stanford Medicine
Easy-to-measure oxytocin levels in blood are correlated to the hormone’s levels in cerebrospinal fluid, which circulates around the brain and in the spine, a new study shows. Low oxytocin is also linked to high anxiety.
A talk with Kimberly Huber to discuss protein synthesis in synaptic plasticity, translating basic research into clinically relevant therapeutics, and upcoming Halloween plans. All this, and more!
Dr. Huber is a professor of neuroscience at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
In this exciting new episode of Brains & Bourbon, Zoya Farzampour talks to us about the role of non-neuronal brain cells in epilepsy, why electrophysiology is so dang cool, and much more!
Zoya is a 5th year graduate student in John Huguenard's lab here at Stanford.
Viola Caretti explains how a small group of scientists and a dedicated community of affected families have come together in their search for a cure for a deadly form of childhood brain cancer.
Viola is a postdoctoral research fellow in Michelle Monje's lab here at Stanford.
Oct 29 2014 | SFGate
Stanford researchers have found some striking abnormalities in the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome, a frustrating and debilitating condition for which there is no known cause and no treatment that’s widely effective.
 
Radiology researchers have discovered that the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have diminished white matter and white matter abnormalities in the right hemisphere.

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