UVA has announced a major investment in brain research that will bring together experts in many disciplines.
As we approach the end of the year, it seems like a good time to look back at some our major discoveries of 2020. Here are some involving the brain and diseases that affect it.
The oncogene (a cancer-causing gene) could be glioblastoma's "Achilles' heel" because the tumor cells need it to survive.
Dr. Jennifer Burnsed is seeking to understand how the seizures affect the brain, and why they can lead to behavioral and learning problems years down the line.
A certain cell type scientists have largely ignored in multiple sclerosis is actually a key driver of the disease, we discovered.
Another wonderful recognition of Jonathan Kipnis’ latest work: The National Institutes of Health has named his discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease one of 2018’s most promising medical advances.