The Department of Neurosciences is a community of
scholars whose work - individually and collaboratively -
seeks to transform understanding of the brain and mind
and creates new paradigms for knowing the human
condition and caring for it.

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Expanding knowledge of brain function
and improving treatment for
neurological disorders

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Collaborative multidisciplinary teams
delivering advanced treatment
for neurological disorders

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Mentoring the next generation of leaders
in neuroscience research and care

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Neuro News 

The Brain's Balancing Act

Researchers discover a fundamental mechanism by which the brain maintains its internal balance.
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Talking Trash with Neurons

Research shows some neurons dispose of unwanted mitochondria to astrocytes.
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Grant Boosts Neonatology Research

Dr. MJ Harbert gets Hartwell Foundation grant to study risks for brain injury at birth.
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Erasing and Reactivating Memory in Rats

Research published in Nature by Prof. Roberto Malinow may lead to insights into memory disorders.
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Early Brain Development in Autism

New study published in New England Journal of Medicine shows cortical layers are disrupted in pregnancy. 
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Neurological Disorders



Remembering 2 Faculty Members

Two faculty members passed away recently: Stephen Heinemann and Pavel Belichenko. They will both be missed but we will not forget their contributions to science and our students.

King Fahd Web Conferences

Watch web conferences with clinicians and researchers from UCSD Neurosciences and King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia.

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