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Weaving a lesson to memory

Weaving a lesson to memory

Neuroscience professor uses hobby to successfully teach difficult anatomy lesson.

A national nod to IDD Research

A national nod to IDD Research

The effort to better understand intellectual and developmental disabilities and improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by an IDD diagnosis is at the heart of a decades-long collaboration between scientists and clinicians at the University. This work culminated in the recent award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) naming the University an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).

Student Spotlight: Adnan Hirad

Student Spotlight: Adnan Hirad

Adnan Hirad is an M.D. / Ph.D. trainee in the UR Medical Scientist Training Program. He was recently the first author of a study published in Science Advances in August 2019 that identifies a single region of the brain that can be used to examine the impact of a concussion or repeated hits to the head.

Q&A with Farran Briggs, Ph.D.

Q&A with Farran Briggs, Ph.D.

Farran Briggs, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in 2017 as an associate professor in the Departments of Neuroscience, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and the Center for Visual Sciences. Her work focuses on the neuronal circuits in the visual system, and how attention affects the brain's ability to process visual information.

New Frontiers in Neuroimaging

New Frontiers in Neuroimaging

The Center for Advanced Brain Imaging and Neurophysiology (CABIN) provides researchers, across a myriad of disciplines, new insight into the human brain. Read about professors in the School of Nursing, Department of Neurology, and Department of Psychology who are harnessing state-of-the-art technology and data science to advance our knowledge of the brain's structure, functions, and network of connections.