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Neurology News

Booster site building blocks identified in central nervous systemMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover the components that maintain communication in the nervous system.
Fifth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Helen MaybergApr 8, 2013
Dr. Helen Mayberg, expert in depression, will also present grand rounds in April 17.
Nobel Laureate to speak at BCMMar 14, 2013
Nobel Laureate Dr. Susumu Tonegawa will present "Identification and Manipulation of Memory Engrams" March 22 at noon in Cullen Auditorium.
Novel storage mechanism allows command, control of memoryMar 4, 2013
Understanding how memories are stored in the brain will help lead to the development of new treatments for memory loss conditions.
Russell Scott Ray named newest McNair ScholarFeb 13, 2013
The McNair Scholar program identifies rising stars in biomedical research.
Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsyJan 23, 2013
Link between epilepsy, some forms of Alzheimer’s disease led to the finding that could lead to new drugs for seizure disorders.
Dr. Matthew Rasband awarded prestigious neuroscience awardDec 12, 2012
Rasband’s work focuses on the molecular mechanisms that regulate axon function.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain developmentDec 5, 2012
BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.
Decision making: subcortical neurons get into the actNov 26, 2012
BCM researchers study finds relationship that may help unravel mysteries of how sensory signals guide decision making.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give Update on Alzheimer's Disease lectureOct 17, 2012
BCM's Dr. Doody to present annual update on Alzheimer's Disease during Oct. 25 lecture.