A new comprehensive textbook on neurological diseases and conditions from the desk of a UAB neuroscientist will be available this spring.
J. David Sweatt, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Neurobiology, will speak about the epigenetic mechanisms in memory formation at the National Institutes of Health campus on March 13.
The Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program is designed to help graduate students from underrepresented communities — racial/ethnic minorities and people with disability — succeed in a career in neuroscience.
Research into rare diseases gets a funding boost from the NIH: UAB researchers studying Rett syndrome and tuberous sclerosis among those involved in the national effort.
The discovery could have therapeutic ramifications for conditions including dementia, age-related memory loss or even post-traumatic stress disorder.
A UAB neuroscience student has received a summer fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.
A federally funded study shows how invading glioma cells disrupt brain connections and break down the blood brain barrier.
UAB neuroscientists are pursuing discoveries with the potential to reshape understanding of the brain.
Molecular events that form such “reward memories” appear to differ from those created by drug addiction, despite the popular theory that addiction hijacks normal reward pathways.
Work may provide insight into drug design for autism, movement disorders.