Baljit Khakh will discuss the long-overlooked role of astrocytes in health and disease during his Faculty Research Lecture on April 19.
The device’s sensors detect fluctuations in neurotransmitters like serotonin in real time over extended periods.
With $7M grant from NIH, UCLA scientists to study if brain stimulation during sleep can bolster memory
The research could help answer a longstanding question about how short-term memories turn into lasting ones.
The discovery could be a step toward improved treatment for glioblastoma multiforme.
A UCLA-led team has discovered that using early-stage stem cells is a key to producing structures that are reliable models of disease.
Their new devices will enable scientists to observe neuronal activity in freely moving animals at even higher resolutions.
The research is an important advance toward cell therapies that could restore sensation in people with spinal cord injuries.
UCLA psychologist Matthew Lieberman explains why people don’t perceive the world the same way others do.
UCLA scientists were surprised to find that amyloid fibrils in brains with frontotemporal degeneration were composed of the little-known protein TMEM106B.
Dr. Ming Guo wants to help “create a higher quality of life over a healthy life span.”
When Ardem Patapoutian left Lebanon to study in the U.S., he had no idea that research science could be a career.
The study could help explain why people with damage to the hippocampus struggle with both spatial and memory tasks.
CARE4Kids, a nationwide study by a consortium of academic medical centers, aims to identify biomarkers that predict delayed recovery in children.
The findings could help scientists pinpoint targets for treating Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases.
The neuroscientist, a 1990 graduate, helped answer a fundamental question about how the nervous system senses temperature and touch.
A UCLA study suggests researchers could analyze neurological disorders in a stem cell–derived model.
The research, conducted in mice, could elucidate how and why the phenomenon occurs.
Galván was selected based on her record of research and her contributions to teaching, mentoring and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
The funds will support clinical and basic medical research under Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl, director of the UCLA Multiple Sclerosis Program.
A UCLA study identifies a cell therapy that can stop progressive damage and stimulate the brain’s repair processes in mice.
Leading the project for UCLA are Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl and Professor Michael Jung.
For patients and their families, this “means the world,” said UCLA professor of psychology and neurosurgery Martin Monti.
Research brief: In mice, a neural sequence in the brain's striatum acts like falling dominoes, allowing them to precisely measure short intervals.
In very early life, sleep helps build the brain’s infrastructure, but it then takes on an entirely new decluttering role, research shows.
Research brief: The experiment represents one of a very few instances in which a drug reduced cognitive decline in animals after radiation treatment.