Health & Medicine
The award honors his distinguished contributions to neuroscience, particularly for discovery of gliotransmission.
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These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
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Improvements in motor function and memory suggest human neurodevelopmental disorders may be amenable to treatment, even after onset of symptoms. According to a researcher, neurodevelopmental disorders with intellectual disability and autism may not need to last a lifetime.
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Leading neuroscientist Ron Lazar joins UAB as director of the McKnight Brain Institute, a multidisciplinary research enterprise on learning and memory in aging.
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A UAB neurobiology professor has been inducted into the leading Slovenian scientific society.
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The highly-selective program provides fully-paid summer research opportunities for students at some of the country's premier institutions.
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The expanded UAB Summer Program in Neuroscience, with renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, is looking for underserved undergrads for science mentoring.
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It appears that new cells compete to ‘win’ synapse connections away from old cells, which promotes network plasticity.
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This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
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Thanks to the popular TV show Blacklist, America is becoming familiar with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing tool. UAB scientists and students explain how it works — and how they are using these “molecular scissors” to cut a path toward genetic cures for sickle cell and brain diseases
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UAB neurobiology professor Vladimir Parpura becomes the second UAB faculty with membership in the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
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Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
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UAB and Auburn will team up for a study of magnetic resonance imaging techniques that could enhance epilepsy surgery.
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The unique academic experiences available to students in the UAB Honors College are expanding with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows. 

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Computing challenges are found across the UAB campus, from physics and neurology to genetics and the microbiome. Alabama’s most advanced supercomputer is now at UAB, making it possible to solve these challenges. 

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Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.
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The ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.
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Two UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.
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Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
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Researchers have proposed a model that resolves a seeming paradox in one of the most intriguing areas of the brain, exploring how immature granule cells in the dentate gyrus appear able to enhance pattern separation due to lesser synaptic connectivity than mature cells.

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