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  • Mon 13th November 2017

    Neuroscience Faculty Honored with 2017 Synergy and Innovation Discovery Awards from the School of Medicine

    Three primary Neuroscience faculty were chosen to recieve 2017 Synergy Awards:  Dr. Jay Baraban, Dr. Loyal Goff, Dr. Ulrich MuellerDr. Mark Wu, secondary in Neuroscience, was chosen to receive a 2017 Innovation Award.  Congratulations!

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  • Fri 3rd November 2017

    Dr. Mattson Talks about Fasting and the Brain on Today Show

    Excerpt from Today Show Interview with Dr. Mark Mattson

    "We find that in the animals, the intermittent fasting reduces brain inflammation," said Mark Mattson, chief of laboratory of neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore, Maryland. Mattson also noted that in mice studies, intermittent fasting dramatically improved heart health and prevented the symptoms of Alzheimer's.

    "Intermittent fasting improves cognition, that is learning and memory, and protects nerve cells from dysfunction and degeneration," Mattson continued.

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  • Fri 3rd November 2017

    Dr. Yau's Live Interview with the Science Comedian Brian Malow

    A great, mostly non-technical conversation about science with the wonderful neuroscientist Dr. King-Wai Yau, who has been at Johns Hopkins Medicinefor 32 years.

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  • Fri 3rd November 2017

    Dr. Bergles' Live Interview with the Science Comedian Brian Malow

    Live from the neuroscience department of Johns Hopkins Medicine: an interview with neuroscientist Dr. Dwight Bergles on neurons, glial cells, and astrocytes.  

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