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An FMRI scan of a brain. ERIK1980/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

SBU Professor developing new way to combat Alzheimer’s Disease

Joe McQueen January 19, 2020
Stony Brook University professor of Biomedical Engineering, Donghui Zhu, is working with the Institute for Engineering-Driven Medicine to develop a new way to combat Alzheimer’s disease after securing a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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How the GPS is affecting your brains ability to navigate

How the GPS is affecting your brain’s ability to navigate

Craig Evinger April 24, 2016
Using a GPS to free your brain from the mundane task of getting somewhere on campus might enable us to engage in higher cognitive thinking.
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Stony Brook, NY; Stony Brook University: Assistant Professor in the School of Medicines Pharmacological Sciences Department Adan Aguirre, PhD (Front left) with members of his team Jianchos Gao (center front), Nadia McMillan (Right Front) and (rear Left to right) Michael Klingener, Dr. Javier Palazuelos, Manideep Chavali, and Israa Hussein with a projected image of a rare type of glial cells, called NG2 glia.

Under the Microscope: Study links NG2 glial cells to depression

Kenneth Wengler February 28, 2016
The researchers observed through the use of psychological tests that the mice with decreased NG2 glia in the prefrontal cortex presented depressive-like behaviors.
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Under the microscope: challenges facing translational neuroscience

Ricardo Raudales November 24, 2014

The last couple of decades have been a golden age for neuroscience research, providing the first steps in understanding how the brain works and how it can go awry. Yet despite these advances on the “benchside,”...

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