Collaborating researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed an atlas of the brain’s “gene enhancers” (or regulators) in the cerebrum and made it...
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Scientific Council Member Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D. and NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Melissa R. Warden, Ph.D. led a team of researchers that used optogenetics to identify the pathways in our brains that prompt us...
Scientists are currently able to make neurons and other brain cells from stem cells, but getting these neurons to properly function when transplanted to the host has proven to be more difficult. Now, researchers at...
Optogenetics, a new technology invented by Scientific Council Member Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., with the help of a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant in 2005, was the focus of Think Tank 2012, sponsored by the Bachmann-...
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University used his NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to help invent optogenetics. On September 7th, he and three other scientists will be awarded the K. J. Zülch Prize 2012, for...