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UC San Diego’s Brown Briefs Congress on Brain Development, Substance Use in Young

November 20, 2014

…important findings on adolescent neurodevelopment with other scientists and national leaders. Brown, distinguished professor of psychology and psychiatry, and the director of the National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence study, demonstrated long-term cognitive impairments sustained by teens who abuse alcohol, whether by itself or in combination with other…

Novel Autism Mouse Model Based on an Epigenetic Gene Developed

January 30, 2019

In a study published January 17, 2019 in Translational Psychiatry, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine describe how, in a novel mouse model, epigenetic regulation negatively impacts a downstream gene specifically involved in neurodevelopment and associated behaviors.

Autism Rates Continue to Rise in California

March 23, 2023

Autism rates are on the rise in the United States, and especially in California. UC San Diego researchers link changing rates and demographics to increased early-detection.

Genetically Informed Atlases Reveal New Landscapes in Brain Structure

February 7, 2022

An international team of scientists, led by UC San Diego researchers, has used atlases of the human brain informed by genetics to identify hundreds of genomic loci. The findings illuminate how genes impact the brain and diseases.

Neuronal Structures Associated with Learning and Memory Sprout In Response to Novel Molecules

April 11, 2016

Chemists at the University of California San Diego have designed a set of molecules that promote microscopic, anatomical changes in neurons associated with the formation and retention of memories. These drug candidates also prevent deterioration of the same neuronal structures in the presence of amyloid-beta, a protein fragment that accumulates…

UC San Diego’s “Simphony” Research Earns Grammy Foundation Support

April 25, 2013

…Music Practice Has On Neurodevelopment in Youth, is a collaboration among researchers at UC San Diego’s Center for Human Development and the Institute for Neural Computation. “We’re grateful for the Grammy Foundation’s support of this important research,” said John Iversen, of the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience in the Institute…

Preterm Babies at Risk for Later Cognitive Difficulties

August 14, 2013

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health. The grant will fund a longitudinal study designed to track the developmental trajectory in cognitive, academic…

Uncovering the Secrets of the Adolescent Brain

September 29, 2015

A cross-disciplinary team of University of California, San Diego social and medical scientists will lead an ambitious, longitudinal national study to probe the mysteries of the adolescent brain.

Study Identifies Cause for Excessive Folding of Gyri in Human Cerebral Cortex

January 18, 2023

UC San Diego researchers identify mutation that causes excessive folding in human brain’s wrinkly cerebral cortex, resulting in diminished cognitive function.

Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown Receives Two Prestigious Research Awards

October 2, 2020

UC San Diego Vice Chancellor for Research Sandra A. Brown has received two national recognitions for her pioneering research in the field of psychology from the APA and the NIAAA.

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