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Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

A study published in Science, led by Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., proves that the cerebellum helps control addictive and social behavior.  watch video >

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Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Enzyme transition states exist for only a millionth of a billionth of a second and Dr. Schramm’s research on them has led to new drugs to combat cancer and other diseases.  read article >

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Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., and Joan Berman, Ph.D. presented their work on buprenorphine at the Third Annual Presidential Lecture.  read article >

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Insights Into Cell Movement

Insights Into Cell Movement

The Rho family of small GTPases coordinate actin cytoskeleton rearrangements that occur during cell migration. Among the proteins regulated by the Rho family GTPases are formins, which are involved in actin polymerization; the mammalian Diaphanous formins (mDia) are the best characterized subclass … read more >

Brain Stimulation Improves Learning and Memory

Brain Stimulation Improves Learning and Memory

Effective treatments are lacking for the millions of people suffering from learning and memory deficits caused by problems including Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. Deep brain stimulation can alter activity in disordered neural circuits and therefore represents a potentially useful … read more >

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