by Moheb Costandi
by Guy McKhann, MD
The development of new ‘radiotracers’ that
bind to different proteins has opened a window into synaptic pruning,
neurogenesis in the living human brain.
by Nicky Penttila
A recent report on the central perception of temperature gets the author thinking about his own thermoregulation. Our monthly column from Brain in the News.
Many children are at a disadvantage even before they walk into an early Head Start or pre-K program.What do we know and what can be done to mitigate the long-term effects of this deficit? A researcher, an outreach specialist, and a federal official discussed data, programs, and policy during a recent forum in Washington, DC.
With regret the Dana Foundation announces that Barbara Rich, executive vice president of communications, died on Saturday, October 2, 2016. She had worked at the Foundation since 1995.by Kayt Sukel
running a series of tests in a certain order better predict who is at risk for
progression from schizophrenia to psychosis?by Michael A. Moskowitz, M.D.
Migraine is not a fatal disorder but can ruin a life and a
family. Clinically migraine varies from patient to patient and reflects a
highly choreographed interplay between brain and the environment. Here is
the latest on what now is understood about migraine and what are becoming
effective drug targets for treatment. One of our series of Reports on Progress.by Brenda Patoine
We speak with Dana grantee Amit Etkin, whose lab is
investigating the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in
combination with whole-brain EEG and functional MRI to treat depression
and help unravel its underlying brain circuitry. One of our series of Scientist Q & As.