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UCLA hosts major conference on curing brain diseases and disorders Top researchers from UCLA will join fellow neuroscientists, advocates and policymakers at a three-day conference to promote a common cause: Combining the world's best scientific minds with the sharing... (21 May 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 26 weeks ago
Marian Sigman, Ph.D. 1941-2012 - In Memoriam Marian Sigman, Ph.D., a valued colleague and friend to many at the Semel Institute at UCLA died on April 30, 2012; she was 70 years old. Marian Sigman was a developmental and child clinical psychologi... (11 May 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment 2 years 28 weeks ago
Conference Room Scheduling AY 2012-2013 Faculty who require classroom space for the coming academic year should complete a “Conference Room Request Form” and return it directlyto Janice Ephriam (B8-248 or Jephriam@mednet.ucla.edu) by May 25... (25 Apr 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 30 weeks ago
UCLA study identifies genes linked to post-traumatic stress disorder Why do some people experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) while others who suffered the same ordeal do not? A new UCLA study may shed light on the answer.   UCLA scientists have li... (2 Apr 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 33 weeks ago
Does the brain 'remember' antidepressants? Individuals with major depressive disorder (MDD) often undergo multiple courses of antidepressant treatment during their lives. This is because the disorder can recur despite treatment and because fin... (26 Mar 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 34 weeks ago
UCLA to launch unique, comprehensive Alzheimer's and dementia care program Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 5.4 million people in the U.S., some 480,000 of them in California. Nearly half of all people 85 and older will be stricken with the disease. The overall bur... (14 Mar 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 36 weeks ago
Hyperactivity in brain may explain multiple symptoms of depression Most of us know what it means when it's said that someone is depressed. But commonly, true clinical depression brings with it a number of other symptoms. These can include anxiety, poor attention and... (27 Feb 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 38 weeks ago
UCLA, Motion Picture and Television Fund join to establish new geriatric psychiatry unit The Motion Picture and Television Fund, the 90-year-old charity supporting members of Hollywood's entertainment industry, today announced a first-of-its-kind affiliation with the UCLA Health System an... (14 Feb 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 40 weeks ago
UCLA brain-imaging technique predicts who will suffer cognitive decline over time Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers. Today, nearly 20 percent of people age 65 or older... (13 Feb 12) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior 2 years 40 weeks ago
UCLA CART 4th Annual Autism Symposium UCLA CART 4th Annual Autism Symposium LIMITED SEATING -  REGISTER TODAY -  Friday, February 3, 2012  at UCLA NRB Auditorium   UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (C... (15 Dec 11) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Center for Autism Research & Treatment, Research at the Semel Institute 2 years 49 weeks ago