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.
Findings of the research conducted in mice could inform the development of therapies that reduce the time it takes for people to recover from nerve injuries.
UCLA Health researchers implanted a wireless device that enables people without sight to detect motion, distinguish light and dark.
A multi-disciplinary group of all-star researchers has been brought together thanks to a gift from philanthropists David and Diane Steffy.
Research brief: The study, involving more than 500 people, was nearly 10 times the size of any previous study of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
A UCLA-led study also found that hospitals that treat more than 450 people for stroke each year have better outcomes.
The UCLA-led study noted that proper long-term follow-up of children whose mothers had Zika infection in pregnancy is necessary.
UCLA professor Jesse Rissman said the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex is important in accessing knowledge that was formed in the past and making decisions about it.
Research led by a UCLA scientist found that a new nerve stimulation therapy to increase blood flow could aid patients with the most common type of stroke up to 24 hours after onset.
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Research Brief: Nearly 1 million people in the U.S. have MS, and treatments that can reverse the course of disease, rather than temporarily ease symptoms, are needed.
The brain cells, called astrocytes, previously thought to provide mainly nourishment and housekeeping functions for neurons, may help regulate the disorders, a UCLA study suggests.
Differences in the amygdala between males and females help to explain why the two sexes behave differently as parents.
Researcher Q&A: Understanding sex differences can help scientists understand why certain mental health disorders affect men and women differently.