Press Release Archive: 2016

December 21, 2016 | Teaching the Principles of Neurobiology
Assistant Teaching Professor Andrea C. Nicholas (Neurobiology and Behavior) is the author of a new series of online learning tutorials published by Garland.  Professor Nicholas’ Read More

December 21, 2016 | 60 minutes-The Alzheimer’s Laboratory
Professor Claudia H. Kawas (Neurobiology and Behavior), a distinguished clinician scientist, studies Alzheimer’s disease and aging in the oldest old (people over 90 years of Read More

December 21, 2016 | When it comes to the Brain, Sex Matters
Professor Larry Cahill (Neurobiology and Behavior) is a distinguished neuroscientist whose research centers on understanding sex influences on nervous system function.  Professor Cahill was selected Read More

December 20, 2016 | Distinguished Faculty Award
Professor Marcelo Wood was honored with the 2016-2017 Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching. Conferred by the Academic Senate. The award is among the most Read More

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