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Understanding the basic biology of bipolar disorder Scientists from UCLA, UC San Francisco, Costa Rica and Colombia take steps to identify genetic component to mental illness  Mark Wheeler, mwheeler@mednet.ucla.edu 310-794-2265    ... (13 Feb 14) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 34 weeks 22 hours ago
UCLA scientists hunt down origin of Huntington's disease in the brain The gene mutation that causesHuntington's disease appears in every cell in the body, yet it kills only two types of brain cells. Why? UCLA scientists used a unique approach to switch the gene off... (1 May 14) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 23 weeks 21 hours ago
Two UCLA scientists receive NIH grants to further BRAIN Initiative research In April 2013, UCLA scientists led by Chancellor Gene Block were among the guests at President Obama’s announcement of the BRAIN Initiative. The program is aimed at discovering new ways to t... (30 Sep 14) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 1 week 2 days ago