Neuroscience News at Yale
Scientists reveal the 3D architecture and mechanism of mechanosensory corpuscles, a group of cells that act as a touch detector.
- September 07, 2023
Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B. G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology, has been appointed director of the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, the largest doctoral program in the biological and biomedical sciences at Yale.
- September 07, 2023Source: Connecticut Public Radio
Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center have discovered at least two different types of autism. The findings, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, suggest a need for more than just one drug to treat symptoms.
- September 03, 2023Source: New Haven Register
YCSC researchers comment on recent study findings indicating that Autism spectrum disorder may be associated with an imbalance of excitatory neurons in the brain, which could have implications for future treatment options.
- August 29, 2023
This summer, the first two Neuroscience labs have moved to the new building at 100 College St. Many more will follow them in the upcoming months.
- August 23, 2023
Dibyadeep Datta, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded a grant from the Alzheimer’s Association to study how a specific protein present in patients with Alzheimer’s disease may aid in early detection of the illness before symptoms are present, thereby improving treatment outcomes.
- August 22, 2023
Janitza Montalvo-Ortiz, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, has been awarded a grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for the project, “Deciphering the single-nucleus genomic regulatory structure of opioid use disorder in the human brain.”
- August 15, 2023
A team of Yale neuroscience researchers sheds light on the early steps of a transport event.
- August 11, 2023Source: U.S. News & World Report
Research using three-dimensional replicas of the developing brain created in a lab dish is shedding new light on autism spectrum disorder.
- August 10, 2023Source: Blavatnik Awards
Qiancheng Zhao, PhD, neuroscientist at Yale University, was recognized for exploring how our brain senses internal states, such as blood pressure fluctuations, food digestion, and breathing rhythms in a process called interoception.