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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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Part of the mission of the Civitan International Research Center is to foster the next generation of scientists studying brain development.
The Center of Excellence designation provides funding and linked research opportunities for the member clinics.
Matt Alexander, who studies muscular dystrophy, is this year’s recipient of the Chesapeake Civitan McNulty Award.
This research offers fundamental insights about sensory thalamic subnetworks and will enable powerful new strategies to probe behavioral and perceptual functions of these distinct circuits.
Graduate student Rylie Hightower is the fifth UAB student to receive an F99/K00 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

This work is a step forward in understanding early molecular changes that influence the development of addiction, and may have application to the role of similar gene programs that mediate other types of behavior, memory formation or neuropsychiatric disorders.

A mouse model and previous studies suggest that genetic intervention in SHANK3-related ASD may be most effective earlier in development.
Two UAB neuroscientists have been included in a listing of 100 of the most inspiring black scientists in the nation.
The department currently has 14 primary faculty members complemented by a diverse secondary faculty.
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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