Little less protein may be answer in neurodegenerative disorders May 29, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers are among those to identify a molecular pathway that may help reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, in the future.
Booster site building blocks identified in central nervous system May 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 Mayberg Apr 8, 2013 Dr. Helen Mayberg, expert in depression, will also present grand rounds in April 17.
Nobel Laureate to speak at BCM Mar 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 memory Mar 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 Scholar Feb 13, 2013 The McNair Scholar program identifies rising stars in biomedical research.
Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsy Jan 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 award Dec 12, 2012 Rasband’s work focuses on the molecular mechanisms that regulate axon function.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain development Dec 5, 2012 BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.
Decision making: subcortical neurons get into the act Nov 26, 2012 BCM researchers study finds relationship that may help unravel mysteries of how sensory signals guide decision making.