neurosciences

October 28, 2020

Research program analyzes cerebrospinal fluid molecules to seek diagnostic and progression markers as well as treatment targets.

January 30, 2020

An ancestral African population reveals clues to the genetic origins of schizophrenia

Researcher in pharmacology lab studying melatonin
March 13, 2019

As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep.

February 6, 2019

Elements of computerized neural networks seem to respond in the same way as neurons in the brain’s visual system, researchers find.

March 26, 2018

Injuries to a former Russian agent and his daughter lead to several nations expelling Russian diplomats.

February 21, 2018

The identifier "population neuroscience" evokes the collaboration needed to make headway against brain diseases, says UW Alzheimer's expert.

illustration of human brain cells
October 25, 2017

(Downloadable video) The Allen Institute for Brain Science has added the first data from human nerve cells to the Allen Cell Types Database, a publicly available tool for researchers to explore and understand the building blocks of the human bra

September 19, 2017

UW Medicine scientists are discovering how the brain functions when figuring out shapes that are fully seen or partially covered. 

How the brain functions to recognize partially hidden objects
September 19, 2017

(Downloadable video and script) Anitha Pasupathy explains her lab's neuroscience work on how the brain functions when trying to recognize fully visible and partially covered shapes.

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UW Medicine researchers have developed a technique for inserting a gene into specific cell types in the adult brain in an animal model.

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