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.
The ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.
The drug inhibits the activity of a kinase enzyme called LRRK2, and it showed no pathology in rat lungs, kidneys or livers.
February 23, 2015
National and local experts in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and rehabilitation will gather to examine the brain-machine interface as part of the UAB Bevill Neuroscience Symposium on Feb. 27.
November 03, 2014
UAB’s new 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.
Published in Student Experience
April 17, 2014
Observations on depression with insight gleaned from the laboratory and the clinic are the focus of the third UAB Neuroscience Café at the Hoover Library.
Published in Service to Community
March 20, 2014
Experts from UAB and other leading institutions will discuss mood disorders and suicide at an April symposium.