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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

February 10, 2016 | Dr. Andrea Tenner receives Honorary Life Member Award
Professor Andrea J. Tenner, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, was awarded the 2015 Honorary Life Member Award from the Society of Leukocyte Biology. The award Read More

February 5, 2016 | Dr. Craig Stark awarded the James L. McGaugh Chair
Professor Craig E.L. Stark has been awarded the James L. McGaugh Chair in the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM). The Read More

January 27, 2016 | Dr. Larry Cahill gives his thoughts on the Male vs. Female Brain
In a feature published by the New York Times, Dr. Larry Cahill, a professor in the department of Neurobiology and Behavior, gives his expert Read More

January 23, 2016 | UCI Center for Addiction Neuroscience
The UC Irvine Center for Addiction Neuroscience (ICAN) was established to bring together addiction research faculty from across UCI for the first time, to Read More

January 15, 2016 | Staff Spotlight: Sally Dabiri
Sally Dabiri is the Department Administrator for Neurobiology and Behavior, and has been in her position for 11 years. In her role as Department Read More