A Northwestern Medicine study has shown how signals from neurons in the motor cortex produce precise and consistent movement over time, findings that could inform the design of brain machine interfaces.
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Suboptimal social and educational outcomes among young adults with childhood epilepsy persist even when seizures are under control and the disease is in remission, according to a recent study.
Genetic factors and the environment cause depression via different molecular pathways in rats, according a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists shed light on a hallmark of Parkinson’s disease that has been poorly understood, the buildup of a protein called α-synuclein in the brain.
New Northwestern Medicine research explored how dopamine regulates stimulus generalization, highlighting a potential target for future treatments to help patients with psychiatric disorders.
Scientists showed that it is possible to specifically modify gene expression in diseased upper motor neurons in a new Northwestern Medicine translational study.
A recent study conducted by Feinberg postdoctoral fellow Sungshin Kim, PhD, used neuroimaging to show how motor learning unfolds in the brain over time.
New neurosurgery chair, Maciej S. Lesniak, MD, MHCM, combats brain cancer with a multifaceted biological approach.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered that nitric oxide is part of a new form of cell learning in the striatum, the region of the brain involved in the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.
A brain region controlling whether we feel happy or sad, as well as addiction, is remodeled by chronic pain, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, and a new treatment targeting this region may dramatically lessen symptoms.