Neuroscience News

10/15/2015

US Neuroscientists Call for Creation of 'Brain Observatories'

Top American neuroscientists call for the next step in the BRAIN Initiative: a national network of neurotechnology centers.

10/13/2015

Of Brains and Bones: How hunger neurons control bone mass

Researchers have found a cluster of neurons that not only control hunger and appetite, but also regulate bone mass.

10/13/2015

Yale Professors Awarded White House BRAIN Initiative Grant

Researcher aims to develop methods for examining neuronal activity across scales.

10/13/2015

Pietro De Camilli receives Julius Axelrod Prize

Award recognizes exceptional achievements in neuropharmacology and exemplary efforts in mentoring young scientists.

10/01/2015

The Kavli Foundation and University Partners Commit $100 Million to Brain Research

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced today the commitment of more than $100 million in new funds to enable research aimed at deepening our understanding of the brain and brain-related disorders.

09/16/2015

Yale's Pietro De Camilli named director of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience

De Camilli succeeds Pasko Rakic, who has led the institute since it was founded in 2004.

09/16/2015

German high school named after Columbia Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel

Columbia neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel recently visited a high school in Germany that was named in his honor.

09/10/2015

San Diego events map future of brain research and remedies

Crowdfunding campaign launches to help build region as ‘neurotech’ hub.

09/08/2015

Mosers, Kavli Institute given multimillion grant to establish a new centre of excellence

Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser and their research institute given US $12 million to pursue research on Alzheimer's disease.

08/31/2015

Degenerating neurons respond to gene therapy treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Postmortem brain studies suggest nerve growth factor safely triggered functional cell growth.

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