Neuroscience News


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.


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.


Yale Professors Awarded White House BRAIN Initiative Grant

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


Pietro De Camilli receives Julius Axelrod Prize

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


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.


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.


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.


San Diego events map future of brain research and remedies

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


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.


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

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