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.
Research led by UCLA neurobiologist Jack Feldman finds that every breath we take arises from a disorderly group of neurons.
The findings may help health care professionals better assess those with autism and schizophrenia.
UCLA-led study of Armenian earthquake survivors finds that effects of psychotherapy for adolescents continued into adulthood.
UCLA-led research uncovers new details about the Foxp1 gene, which also is involved in timing of neuron production.
Proteins in the blood can be used to gauge a person’s risk for cerebral small vessel disease, which affects millions of older adults.
UCLA’s Dr. Sandra Loo says an FDA-approved device is an effective alternative to non-stimulant medications.
UCLA researchers find that the brain processes fear differently after injury.
Identifying the characteristics of dementia that are caused by traumatic brain injury could prevent people from being misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
UCLA research identifies a potential strategy that may lead to treatment for the disorder.