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Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute members and affiliates focus on finding the root causes of addiction, paving the road to treatments. [...continue]

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Increasing the amount of the lipid ceramide turned on genes that protected C. elegans and human cells from Huntington’s disease, revealing a new pathway that could be harnessed to treat the disease. [...continue]

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UC Berkeley engineers have built the first dust-sized, wireless sensors that can be implanted in the body, bringing closer the day when a Fitbit-like device could monitor brain activity in real time. [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

September 30, 2016

The Representational Basis of Working Memory.

The Representational Basis of Working Memory. Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2016 Sep 28; Authors: Nee DE, D'Esposito M Abstract Working memory refers...
September 30, 2016

Where does one stand: a biological account of preferred interpersonal distance.

Related ArticlesWhere does one stand: a biological account of preferred interpersonal distance. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2016 Feb;11(2):317-26 Authors: Perry A, Nichiporuk...
September 30, 2016

Wnt Regulates Proliferation and Neurogenic Potential of Müller Glial Cells via a Lin28/let-7 miRNA-Dependent Pathway in Adult Mammalian Retinas.

Wnt Regulates Proliferation and Neurogenic Potential of Müller Glial Cells via a Lin28/let-7 miRNA-Dependent Pathway in Adult Mammalian Retinas. Cell Rep. 2016...
September 27, 2016

How Azobenzene Photoswitches Restore Visual Responses to the Blind Retina.

How Azobenzene Photoswitches Restore Visual Responses to the Blind Retina. Neuron. 2016 Sep 20; Authors: Tochitsky I, Helft Z, Meseguer V, Fletcher...
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