By SfN Staff
June 16, 2022

Meet Dr. Baris Alten currently a Neurology Resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School focused on the mechanisms of developmental and epileptic encephalopathies associated with mutation of the presynaptic fusion machinery.

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By SfN Staff
June 2, 2022

This image shows the developing central nervous system in a Drosophila embryo.

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By SfN Staff
May 26, 2022

The authors show that people use two distinct strategies when choosing between multiple options with an uncertain outcome.

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By SfN Staff
May 19, 2022

Meet Dr. Nour Al-muhtasib currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Yale School of Medicine focused on the VTA, a brain structure important for reward and drug addiction.

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By SfN Staff
May 12, 2022

See the most-shared articles published in March and April 2022.

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By SfN Staff
May 5, 2022

This image shows the demyelinating optic nerve of a mouse model with impaired visual function.

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By SfN Staff
April 14, 2022

Meet Dr. Hechen Bao currently working as a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill focused on adult neurogenesis in the hippocampus.

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By SfN Staff
April 7, 2022

The authors target an important question in the field of neurobiology of obesity and their results suggest a dimorphic response to female animals.

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By SfN Staff
March 31, 2022

How can we define responsible science in the present state of society? Christophe Bernard examines this question in his latest editorial. Share your thoughts in this discussion post.

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By SfN Staff
March 17, 2022

Meet Dr. Farhy-Tselnicker currently working in the Biology Department at Texas A&M University focused on exploring the roles of astrocytes, a type of non-neuronal cells.