Jerilyn Ann Logemann, ’68 PhD, professor in Neurology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, died June 19 at age 72.
Theanne Griffith, a fourth year graduate student in the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience PhD Program, studies the role of kainate receptors in neurons. Last year she was awarded a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship by the American Heart Association.
Recently published research in Human Molecular Genetics shows that removing too much of the enzyme HDAC3 has a toxic effect on the nervous system. The expression of this enzyme is inhibited by drugs being studied as potential treatment options for cancer and neurodegeneration
Study finds that decisions individuals make during learning greatly influence how well the brain retains information.
Published in Nature Neuroscience, the findings offer a promising route for developing new treatment options in Parkinson’s disease.
The annual event featured presentations by some of the leading scientists in the field, as well as a poster session showcasing recent research conducted by Feinberg faculty and staff.
Despite advances in neurosurgical techniques and radiation oncology, malignant brain tumors are the fourth most common cancer death in the United States. A recent publication by Northwestern Medicine scientists has revealed a potentially novel treatment option.
Circadian Science Advances Speed Up Importance Of Timing In Medicine
Published in PLOS ONE, the findings by a group of neurosurgeons could change the manner in which a fairly common lumbar procedure is performed in the future.
Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report.