Neurobiology News

Fall 2014
One Doctor’s Quest to Save People by Injecting Them With Scorpion Venom

Richard Sanchez of the Lubin lab has been awarded the 2014 CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy) Young Investigator Travel Award to attend the Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Epilepsy and Neuronal Synchronization, which will be held August 17-22, 2014 in Mount Snow Resort West Dover, VT. This conference is particularly valuable for young investigators given its small size and opportunity to interact with leaders in the field. This Award recognizes and honors outstanding young investigators conducting research in basic or clinical neuroscience related to epilepsy.
LCME grants full accreditation to School of Medicine
Biological Perspective of Suicide:
Applying Basic Science Research to Diagnosis and Treatment

Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Translational Research
UAB Mood Disorder Program

Thursday, July 24, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Civitan International Research Center
David Sweatt has been selected as a Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher! As a member of the Highly Cited Researcher list, he will also be included in the 2014 The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds.

“Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of world’s leading scientific minds. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.”

Congratulations Dr. Sweatt!!
Highly Cited