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Our researchers harness the collective scientific expertise found across the institution and utilize cutting-edge technologies and resources to deepen our understanding of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. This combination accelerates the translation of discoveries into new ways to diagnose, prevent, and treat these complex diseases.

Research Spotlight

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Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience have found new clues to how the olfactory sensory system aids in threat assessment and have found neurons that “learn” if a smell is a threat. They also found that a novel predator smell does not cause a fearful or safe behavior but rather invokes threat assessment.

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