Neuronal branches become tangled in mice lacking Pcdh genes, leading to signs of depression or sensory deficits when specific genes are absent, studies find.
Neuroscientist Stavros Lomvardas and stem cell researcher Benjamin Ohlstein have been named HHMI Faculty Scholars.
The Champalimaud Vision Award was presented to Carol Mason, Pathology & Cell Biology, in recognition of her research that lays the groundwork for new ways to treat vision loss.
People with moderate or severe pain have a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.
Between a few jam sessions at Lincoln Center, neuroscientists and musicians discussed the connection between the brain and music.
Neurologists find that moderate to intense exercise in people over age 65 may slow decline in memory and cognitive function by 10 years.