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Rewriting a Receptor’s Role

February 19, 2013

In a pair of new papers, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences upend a long-held view about the basic functioning of a key receptor molecule involved in signaling between neurons, and describe how a compound linked…

Early Retina Cell Changes in Glaucoma Identified

February 11, 2015

…Their study, published Feb. 10 in The Journal of Neuroscience, reveals how some types of retinal ganglion cells alter their structures within seven days of elevated eye pressure, while others do not.

Learning Impacts How the Brain Processes What We See

July 13, 2015

…team led by Takaki Komiyama, PhD, assistant professor of neurosciences and neurobiology, reports that in mouse models, the brain significantly changed its visual cortex operation modes by implementing top-down processes during learning.

UCSD Study Shows Why Protein Mutations Lead to Familial Form of Parkinson’s Disease

January 21, 2015

Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, have shown for the first time why protein mutations lead to the familial form of Parkinson’s disease

Prominent Neurologist Named Director of Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego

February 29, 2024

William Mobley, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences at UC San Diego School of Medicine, to lead unique institute focused on empathy and compassion research and medical education

Stem Cell Grafts and Rehabilitation Combined Boost Spinal Cord Injury Results

October 28, 2022

In animal models, UC San Diego researchers found that intensive physical therapy in tandem with implanted neural stem cells increased tissue growth, repair and functionality in spinal cord injuries more than those treatments alone.

Neurological Disorder Impacts Brain Cells Differently

November 9, 2011

…in the November 9 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of Washington describe in deeper detail the pathology of a devastating neurological disorder, but also reveal new cellular targets for possibly slowing its development.

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Autism

April 17, 2012

…in the Department of Neurosciences and the overall director and principle investigator of the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence. He is also the director of the UCSD Autism Center’s MRI Project on early brain development in autism. Courchesne is one of the world’s leading experts on the neurobiology of autism,…

New Therapeutic Target Identified for ALS and Frontotemporal Degeneration

November 8, 2013

A team of scientists led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent genetic cause of ALS, a disorder of the regions of the brain and spinal cord that control…

Three Early Career Faculty Members Selected to Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

February 22, 2024

UC San Diego Assistant Professors Vineet Augustine, Abdoulaye Ndao and Monique Smith have been selected to receive 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships. They are among 126 scientists chosen by the Sloan Foundation to receive one of the most prestigious awards for early career scientists.

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