neurology Tag

On March 11th, LabRoots will host speakers and investigators from around the world at the Neuroscience Virtual Conference, presenting their research within The NIH BRAIN Initiative. The NIH Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative aims to aid researchers in understanding the mysteries of the brain, including brain disorders such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, and...

Our 7th Annual Neuroscience Virtual Event was held on March 13-14 and was a huge success. Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, opened the event with his keynote address detailing some of the challenges and opportunities in mental health research. He provided an update for the NIH’s Brain Research...

Neuroscience researchers at Virginia Tech’s Carilion Research Institute have made a discovery that links schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to a brain protein pathway critical in the formation of long-term memories. Rap1 is a protein pathway found in the brain, and it’s responsible for controlling the L-type calcium channels that assist in the formation of long-term memories....

For the millions of adults suffering from compulsive behavior, including those affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Tourette’s Syndrome, their only relief has come in pill form. But a new neuroscience study from MIT is bringing to light a possible new way to treat things like OCD without antidepressants or anti-anxiety drugs. Using optogenics, the neuroscience team at...