• Congratulations to Dr. Sara Solla, Department of Physiology, who has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society, Division of Biological Physics.

  • Dr. Mark Sheffield and Dr. Dan Dombeck discovered how neurons in the brain might allow some experiences to be remembered while others are forgotten.  Read more about the Nature publication here.

  • Dr. Stephen Miller, Microbiology-Immunology, and Dr. Xunrong Luo successfully transplanted islets from one species to another.  Read More.

  • Dr. Fred Turek, Neurobiology, was a senior author on a study finding that circadian disruption is a risk factor in alcoholic liver disease.  Read More.

  • Dr. Jelena Radulovic, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, found the love hormone oxytocin can cause emotional pain.  Read More.

  • Dr. Stephen Miller, Microbiology-Immunology, co-developed a new therapy for multiple sclerosis and was covered by USA Today and Fox News.

  • Dr. Joel Voss, Medical Social Sciences, talked about the psychological phenomenon of seeing faces in food, nature and everyday objects in the BBC News.

  • Dr. Eva Redei, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, led a study that found a link between fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and autism and was covered by Fox News.

  • Dr. Richard Morimoto, Molecular Biosciences, led research discovering a cellular process used by animals when a tissue is stressed. Read more.

  • Dr. Stephen Miller, Microbiology-Immunology, was on NPR’s Science Friday discussing the early stages of a clinical trial for Multiple Sclerosis treatment.  To listen to the feature or to read more, visit here.

  • October 9: Roy Wise, PhD; “The Self-Addicted Brain”

    NIMH Mood and Mentation Lecture
    National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Chief – Behavioral Neuroscience Section
    “The Self-Addicted Brain”
    October 9, 4:15pm, Swift Hall Room 107