Doctor wins DDCF’s Clinical Scientist Development Award Jul 27, 2017 Dr. Jimmy Holder has been awarded the 2017 Clinical Scientist Development Award by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
‘MARRVEL’ new way to compile big data in human-centric way May 11, 2017 A group of researchers at Baylor created MARRVEL to help researchers everywhere search databases all at once and in a matter of minutes.
‘Silent seizures’ found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease May 1, 2017 Discovery of ‘Silent seizures’ provides a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and can potentially lead to new treatments.
Zoghbi honored with Canada International Gairdner Award Mar 28, 2017 Dr. Huda Zoghbi is being honored by the Gairdner Foundation with the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for seminal discoveries and contributions to biomedical science.
Mouse study helps find causes of human behavioral disorders Mar 13, 2017 Research of a mouse model led to the discovery of the genetic cause of the human neurological condition of five patients who, until now, had not received a genetic diagnosis.
Algorithm gives insight into auditory/visual illusion Feb 16, 2017 Neuroscience researchers have created an algorithm to reveal key insight into why the brain can sometimes muddle up one of the most fundamental aspects of the human experience.
Vital links between brain tumors, epileptic seizures found Feb 7, 2017 Research suggests detecting brain tumors at the earliest possible stage and eliminating them before seizures begin might be possible one day.
Monthly Evenings with Genetics seminar to focus on Parkinson’s in January Jan 18, 2017 The next installment of Evenings with Genetics will focus on Parkinson’s disease, with expert speakers providing an overview of treatment for the disease, along with future directions in care.
Bipolar disorder and epilepsy linked to turning down an inhibitory switch in brain circuits Jan 3, 2017 Researchers have shown a link between epilepsy and how a gene associated with bipolar disorder controls the balance between brain excitation and inhibition.
Genes Nardilysin and OGDHL linked to human neurological conditions Dec 22, 2016 An international team of scientists has discovered that the gene, OGDHL, a key protein required for normal function of the mitochondria and its chaperone, nardilysin are linked to progressive loss of neurological function in humans.