Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

This avenue of basic research will aid understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in humans.
Physicians say it is crucial for trainees to have role models and mentors who have shared experiences.
The grant is designed to bring disparate investigators together, to foster communication and collaboration among researchers.
UAB’s exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will address a coverage gap in the Deep South of the nation’s ADRC network.
The UAB team identified how the poorly understood BIN1 gene might be player in Alzheimer’s disease.
Matt Alexander, who studies muscular dystrophy, is this year’s recipient of the Chesapeake Civitan McNulty Award.
A study identifying biomarkers for certain neuroendocrine cancers demonstrates a novel approach for identifying and detecting tumor drivers, giving this diagnostic-therapeutic coupled system a broad translational potential.
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.
While demand for medical cannabis products grows in the United States, a UAB study suggests health care providers are ill-equipped to provide guidance.
UAB researchers say lack of financial resources and health insurance, as well as living in the South, are keys to disparities in epilepsy care.

UAB is named one of 44 centers of excellence worldwide for Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

UAB Parkinson’s disease expert David Standaert and an Italian colleague have received the fifth annual Bachmann-Strauss Prize for Excellence in Dystonia Research.
A new discovery in parts of the nerve called Nodes of Ranvier yielded an answer to rapid sensory and motor reactions in mammals.
The nation faces a dire need for movement disorder specialists as the incidence of diseases such as Parkinson’s continues to increase.
UAB researchers have found a previously unknown gene variant that appears to contribute to movement disorders.
Researchers at UAB are looking at the health of brain structures called dendritic spines in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease.
This new, non-invasive way to deliver radiation has helped one Alabama man complete optometry school and launch his new career.
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