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December 20, 2016 | Prestigious Recognition for Distinguished Neuroscientist
Distinguished Professor Bruce L. McNaughton (Neurobiology and Behavior) was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) award and named a Fellow of the Royal Society Read More

August 12, 2016 | Remembering Professor Norman M. Weinberger
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of our colleague Professor Norman M. Weinberger, who succumbed Read More

August 12, 2016 | UCI, Queensland Scientists Identify New Switch to Boost Memory
The team, led by Timothy Bredy, UCI associate professor of neurobiology & behavior, discovered that chemical modifications that add methyl groups to RNA, a Read More

August 12, 2016 | Dr. Michael Yassa-Selective retention of positive information may be marker for elderly memory loss
Irvine, Calif., July 19, 2016 - People who selectively recalled positive informaiton over neutral and negative information performed worse on memory tests conducted by Read More

April 12, 2016 | Dr. Stark-Decoding the Mysteries of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
When most of us think of past events we may remember a few important details, but with the passage of time, most Read More

April 12, 2016 | Dr. Green-Targeting Inflammation Improves Memory in Alzheimer’s Model
Professor Kim Green, Neurobiology and Behavior, has discovered a new use for the anti-cancer compound, pexidartinib.  Professor Green and his colleagues found Read More

April 12, 2016 | Dr. Blurton-Jones-Interplay Between Blood and the Brain Impacts Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of age-related dementia and is thought to be driven by the accumulation of a protein Read More

April 12, 2016 | Dr. McGaugh-PBS Explores Individuals with Super Memory
On February 10th, PBS aired “Memory Hackers”, a program that explored new ways scientists are learning how to edit, delete, and create Read More

February 23, 2016 | Dr. Mathew Blurton-Jones- Body’s immune system may play larger role in Alzheimer’s disease than thought
Irvine, Calif., Feb. 23, 2016 — Immune cells that normally help us fight off bacterial and viral infections may play a far greater role Read More

February 16, 2016 | Dr. Clemenson has been selected to receive the Dean’s Early Career Research Excellence Award
Dr. Dane Clemenson, a postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Craig Stark's lab, has been selected to receive the Dean's Early Career Research Excellence Award for Fall 2015. Read More