Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

A new comprehensive textbook on neurological diseases and conditions from the desk of a UAB neuroscientist will be available this spring.
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.
Following a diagnosis of a disease he’d never heard of and couldn’t pronounce, a UAB grad student goes on the offensive.
stream UNP Brain Infographic 900A unique program at UAB has linked undergraduate students with more than 80 top neuroscience research mentors, many located on UAB’s medical campus.
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Epigenetic changes are implicated in a host of neural conditions, from Alzheimer's-related memory loss to depression. Now, a revolutionary set of molecular editing tools are allowing scientists to alter the epigenome like never before. In The Mix, UAB neuroscientist Jeremy Day, Ph.D., explains how he uses these techniques in his lab, and why they could lead to an entirely new kind of therapy.
Best of 2014 2Women have no effect on mice, but men cause a stress level comparable to a three-minute swim. Results indicate that researchers should account for these variables.
UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
A new UAB study reports on a potential new treatment for frontotemporal dementia, the second most common type after Alzheimer’s disease.
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.

A UAB neuroscience student has received a summer fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

UAB is the first medical center in the Southeast to implant a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with epilepsy.
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