neurology

The Mouse With Sleeper Toxins

September 20, 2010

Studying a disease using an animal model is not as simple as merely replicating it. For instance, a variety of techniques have been used in animals to simulate the neurological disorder multiple sclerosis, where the protective myelin sheath that [Read more]

Computerizing the Chaos of Epilepsy

July 9, 2010

The electrical symphony of the human brain, with billions of neurons firing at different rates, up to hundreds of times per second, likely looks like chaos to any outside observer. But there are patterns in the ongoing brain activity seen, for [Read more]

Dr. FAQ: William Dobyns on Autism

December 1, 2009

The latest in our video series where experts from the University of Chicago Medical Center answer frequently asked questions about popular medical topics. To suggest a topic or a question, please contact the editors. Last week, we heard from Sharon [Read more]