Press Release Archive: 2014

December 4, 2014 | James McGaugh receives Grawemeyer Award for Psychology
Founding UCI faculty member honored for learning and memory research Irvine, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 — UC Irvine neurobiologist James McGaugh, whose research has vastly contributed Read More

October 3, 2014 | Brain Inflammation Dramatically Disrupts Memory Retrieval Networks- Dr. Guzowski
Neurobiologists Dr. Jennifer Czerniawski and Dr. John Guzowski have found that brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks.  Their research sheds light on cognitive losses Read More

October 3, 2014 | Harper’s Bazaar article on Dance Party Fitness features Dr. Carl Cotman
Professor of Neurology Carl Cotman is quoted on the benefits of physical exercise in popular new dance party-like settings in the August 21, 2014 issue Read More

October 3, 2014 | Dr. Michael Leon Authors Autism Article in Scientific American
Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Michael Leon wrote an article featured in the August 26, 2014 issue of Scientific Read More

October 3, 2014 | Cal-BRAIN Board Appointee-Dr. LaFerla
Dean Frank LaFerla has been named to the inaugural California Advisory Board of Cal-BRAIN.Read More Read More

October 3, 2014 | American Psychological Association Awardee- Dr. Leon
Dr. Michael Leon, Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior, was the recipient of the W.G. Marquis Award from the American Psychological Association Read Read More

August 1, 2014 | New listing of Highly Cited Researchers includes the Biological Sciences School’s Glabe, Hawkins and LaFerla
Thomson Reuters has issued a 2014 update of its Highly Cited Researchers listing of the top 1 percent of scientific researchers. Biological Sciences School Read More

July 31, 2014 | Neurobiologists Zachariah Reagh and Michael Yassa find that learning by repetition impairs recall of details
UCI study finds that learning by repetition impairs recall of details Technique does enhance key facts in memories but blurs nuance and complexity Irvine, Calif., June 23, Read More

May 14, 2014 | Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, UCI study finds
Research represents novel approach to lessening impact of Alzheimers's, Parkinson's Irvine, Calif. April 16, 2014 - A class of drugs developed to treat immune- realted Read More

May 14, 2014 | Forget me not: James McGaugh memory study
Forget me not: James McGaugh memory study Read More