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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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Only 22 early-career researchers were selected as Pew Scholars this year, and Thyme is one of five whose research focus is the brain.

Tyler Huang graduates from UAB with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and a Master of Science degree in multidisciplinary biomedical sciences with a concentration in neuroscience. He is part of one of the first cohorts finishing an Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s.
Preserving brain health in an aging population is a growing concern in the United States. An estimated one in five Americans 65 years and older has mild cognitive impairment, and one in seven has dementia.

Dustin Fast plans to incorporate artificial intelligence and machine learning in his efforts to build better eye-activation software as he enrolls in UAB’s neuroengineering doctoral program.

Tuscher is one of what the foundation calls “150 of the world’s most promising young scientists” doing groundbreaking neurobiological research.
Gavin will oversee program management of the established undergraduate programs in neuroscience, genetics and genomic sciences, bioinformatics and more.
This avenue of basic research will aid understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in humans.
Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of Neurobiology has been selected as a fellow of the American Physiological Society.
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.

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.
“Attending the World Congress on Undergraduate Research … was the highlight of my college career.” – Saakshi Thukral
UAB researchers have identified a non-coding RNA that appears to affect memory in the older brain.
A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.
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