Researchers at The Neuro are world leaders in cellular and molecular neuroscience, brain imaging, cognitive neuroscience and the study and treatment of neurological diseases and disorders. Here are their stories.

Research

New frontiers in MS research

7 May 2021

Patients are the key to the success of new projects at The Neuro that could greatly help in treating multiple sclerosis and understanding its cause.

Thin insulation may explain atypical cortical thickness seen in autism

3 May 2021

A dearth of insulation around neuronal projections may explain why some parts of the cerebral cortex can appear thicker in brain scans of autistic people, according to a new study by ACAR member...

Using Open Science, computer modeling, and machine learning to understand autism

13 Apr 2021

Latest research by ACAR member Boris Bernhardt and colleagues reveals interactions between the subcortical and cortical regions of the brain differ between autistic and non-autistic people

Epilepsy at The Neuro: past and present

26 Mar 2021

The Neuro highlights the work of its epilepsy researchers and clinicians past and present.

Advances in music-based interventions for autistic children

9 Mar 2021

ACAR member Aparna Nadig and colleagues determine the "active ingredients" in music-based interventions that produce positive outcomes in autism

Finding better diagnoses for rare diseases

25 Feb 2021

A group of physicians and researchers came up with a way to crowd-source neurological expertise, giving patients a better chance for accurate diagnoses.

New Faculty Spotlight: Sali Farhan

23 Feb 2021

Sali Farhan is an accomplished human genomicist who bridges the gap between the clinic and the lab.

New projects focused on autism

25 Jan 2021

Research will study role of hormones, genetics and immune response in the disorder

Year in Review 2020

23 Dec 2020

The major highlights from The Neuro during this unprecedented year

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