A recent symposium delved into how neurosurgeons plan to move beyond scalpels and steel to treating brain conditions with viruses, genes and proteins.
A study from UChicago shows that genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of Adderall are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
As an undergrad, Sliman Bensmaia wanted to be a musician. But fortunately for the world of neuroscience, his career didn’t go as planned.
Autism, premature infants, medical conspiracies and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.
An analysis of 100 million US medical records reveals that autism and intellectual disability (ID) rates are correlated with exposure to harmful environmental factors such as pesticides.
An inflammatory protein, Tommy John surgery, butterflies and more in this week’s LabBook, our weekly roundup of University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences research news from our blogs, around campus and the internet.
David Frim, chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, talks about what you should do if you or your child have suffered a concussion.
Researchers at the Computation Institute are using computer models to evaluate what happens when the brain “crashes” in a seizure.
Sidney Schulman, the Ellen C. Manning professor emeritus of neurology at the University of Chicago, died at his Hyde Park home on January 31, 2014.
For the first time, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have issued guidelines for preventing stroke in women.