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2/05/2016Homing in on Why Female Newborns are Better Protected from Brain Injury
1/12/2016NIH Grant to Launch Statewide Study of Brain in People With Epilepsy
12/14/2015First Serotonin Neurons Made From Human Stem Cells
11/09/2015Neuroscientists Describe Brain Chemicals That Create PTSD Response
8/26/2015How Fast Do Your Nerve Cells Talk?
7/16/2015Grad Student Katie Yang Earns Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship
7/06/2015Brain Imaging Shows How Children Inherit Their Parents' Anxiety
7/02/2015Gene Editing of Human Stem Cells Will 'Revolutionize' Biomedical Research
6/09/2015Dr. Mark Sager Awarded for Alzheimer's Disease Research
5/26/2015Higher Education May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease
4/21/2015Albee Messing Named Director of Waisman Center
4/15/2015Study Reveals How Psychopathic Brain Creates Callous, Reckless Behavior
3/06/2015Two Faculty Members Receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships
1/29/2015Complex Environments Push 'Brain' Evolution
1/22/2015UW Study: Fluorescent Dyes Light up Brain Cancer During Surgery
1/21/2015Do Cancer Cells Exploit Tools Used by Developing Neurons?
11/24/2014UW Researcher Uncovers New Type of Immune Response
11/21/2014Newly Identified Genes Linking Environment to Risk of Anxiety Disorders
11/18/2014Donata Oertel Named Chair of Neuroscience
9/04/2014Meyer Jackson Honored as Mentor, Educator by Biophysical Society
8/21/2014Neuroscientists Explore Temperature-Sensitive Pathways to Control Neural Activity
8/20/2014Undergraduate in Kuo Lab Has Historical Paper Published
8/04/2014Neurological Surgery Patients Help Show How Brain Reacts to Stress
6/11/2014New Tumor-Targeting Agent Images and Treats Variety of Cancers
4/23/2014UW Lab Lifts Veil From 50-Year Mystery of How Neurons Communicate
4/03/2014Study Helps Unravel the Tangled Origin of ALS
4/02/2014Donata Oertel Earns UW-Madison Hilldale Award
3/24/2014Hormone Could Ease Symptoms of Psychosis and Overeating
3/13/2014Halting Immune Response Could Save Brain Cells After Stroke
3/13/2014Study Suggests Link Between Soy Formula and Seizures in Autistic Children
3/03/2014Brain Researchers Harnessing the Power of High-Throughput Computing
2/25/2014Researchers Discover How Stressed Neurons Recover and Keep Communicating
2/06/2014Baron Chanda Receives 2013 Cranefield Award for Work in General Physiology
7/26/2013Dr. Tom Yin Awarded Inaugural Hartmann Prize in Auditory Neuroscience
3/26/2013UW Researchers Discover the Brain Origins of Variation in Pathological Anxiety
1/24/2013Waisman Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary
1/17/2013Wisconsin Research Team Identifies New Pathway in Spinal-Nerve Growth
1/16/2013Mindfulness Meditation May Relieve Chronic Inflammation
12/05/2012Neurology Faculty Earn National Awards
11/29/2012Researchers Trying to Get Computers to See as Humans Do
11/20/2012Meditation Expertise Changes Experience of Pain
10/18/2012Decreased Gene Activity Likely Involved in Childhood Risk for Anxiety, Depression
9/04/2012Reduced Brain Connections Seen in People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder
7/17/2012Are Cardiac Risk Factors Linked to Less Blood Flow to the Brain?
6/28/2012Kuo Lab Finds New Biomarker for Brain Cancer
5/21/2012Educational Games to Train Middle Schoolers' Attention, Empathy
4/11/2012Neurosurgery Research Award Honors Dr. Robert J. Dempsey
3/15/2012Neuroscientists to Discuss Origins of Emotion and Psychopathology
3/05/2012In New Book, Leading Neuroscientist Describes Your Brain on Emotion
2/01/2012Using the Compassionate Brain to Predict What Occurs in Real Life
1/19/2012Researchers Find Gene Critical to Sense of Smell in Fruit Fly
12/19/2011Hold That Thought? Scientists Find Sensor That May Explain Working Memory
11/22/2011Psychopaths' Brains Show Differences in Structure and Function
11/21/2011Implanted Neurons, Grown in the Lab, Take Charge of Brain Circuitry
11/21/2011New Evidence Links Virus to Brain Cancer
11/16/2011Researchers Discover Possible Key to Degenerative Nerve Diseases
11/11/2011Octopus-Like 'Brain Gardeners' Weed Out Bad Connections
10/07/2011Jackson Wins Biophysical Society's Kenneth S. Cole Award
8/24/2011Department of Radiology to Lead Study of 'Zamboni Theory' of Multiple Sclerosis
8/18/2011UW-Madison Team Part of IBM's new 'Cognitive' Computing Chips
6/17/2011Elizabeth Hutchinson Named First Lily's Fund Epilepsy Researcher
6/15/2011UW-Madison Starts New Dual-Degree Program in Neuroscience and Law
6/08/2011Chapman Lab Solves Membrane Protein Mystery
6/03/2011Hartwell Award Recipient Helping Children With Brain Injuries
5/23/2011Researchers Cultivate Most Common Brain Cells in Lab Dish
5/03/2011Chairs Sought for New Basic Science Departments
4/12/2011Study Finds Brain Regions Go Offline at Different Intervals
3/22/2011Two New Basic Science Departments Established
3/02/2011Wisconsin Study Links Carbohydrate Overeating to Opiate Reaction
2/08/2011Program Merges Dual Interests in Neuroscience and Policy
1/19/2011Stress and Anxiety Both a Boon and Bane to the Brain
11/29/2010UW-Madison Study Links Brain Damage to Insomnia
11/23/2010UW-Madison Scientists: Distinctive Sleep Pattern Could Reveal Schizophrenia
10/05/2010Waisman Center Helps Develop Fragile X Syndrome Registry
9/30/2010For First Time, Monkeys Recognize Themselves in the Mirror
8/09/2010Brain Responds Same to Acute and Chronic Sleep Loss
7/28/2010UW-Madison Scientists Find Sleep Changes During Migration Make Birds Hyperactive
7/19/2010Screen Yields Drugs That Could Help Treat Fatal Brain Disorder
7/01/2010UW-Madison Scientists Identify Gene Regulating Human Brain Development
5/12/2010Donor News: Lily's Fund Supports Epilepsy Research at UW-Madison
5/12/2010Neurology Residency Provides a Firm Footing for Pain Management
4/13/2010Volunteers Needed for UW-Madison Clinical Trial of Multiple Sclerosis Therapy
3/10/2010UW Symposium: How Disease, Therapy, Drugs and Meditation Reshape the Brain
2/15/2010UW-Madison Research Sheds Light on How the Brain Directs the Eyes
2/01/2010UW-Madison Study Has Implications for Understanding Ion Channel Defects
12/28/2009Novel Anti-Epilepsy Drug Developed at Wisconsin to Begin Clinical Trials
12/28/2009Sutula Receives Top Award from the American Epilepsy Society
12/22/2009Depression Saps Endurance of the Brain's Reward Circuitry
12/04/2009Donated Fat Could Play Key Role in Neurosurgery
11/18/2009Neurosurgery Offers Hope for Excruciating Facial Pain
11/11/2009Alumni Speak Out: Are Soccer Kids Heading for Disaster?
11/09/2009Alzheimer's Disease Annual Update: Answering Questions About Genetic Risk
11/09/2009Alzheimer's Disease Annual Update: Creating New Standards of Care
5/18/2009Special Protein Helps Maintain an Efficient Brain
3/31/2009Buying Time for a Stroke Treatment
3/19/2009UW Health Launches Wisconsin's First 'Telestroke' Program
2/13/2009Exploring the Links Between Brain Injury and Depression
2/13/2009Vascular Graft Bypasses Aneurysm
2/12/2009Psychoactive Compound Activates Mysterious Receptor
1/02/2009Worried Brains Yield Treatment Clues
12/29/2008Vampires Go to Bat for Stroke Treatment
12/17/2008Cognitive Computing: Building a Machine That Can Learn From Experience

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