Jason Shepherd Explores Connections Between Memory Formation and Cognitive Disorders - U of U School of Medicine
RESEARCH
Sep 25, 2014

Jason Shepherd Explores Connections Between Memory Formation and Cognitive Disorders

Alzheimer’s, autism, Fragile X syndrome, and memory loss all have something in common. There is a protein in the cell, called Arc, which is thought to play an important role in all of these syndromes. Jason Shepherd, Ph.D., an assistant professor in Neurobiology and Anatomy, is investigating what Arc is telling us about connections between mechanisms of learning and memory, and the development of cognitive disorders and even psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia in this podcast on The Scope.... Read More

Christopher Gregg on the Influence of Inherited Behaviors - U of U School of Medicine
RESEARCH
Mar 07, 2014

Christopher Gregg on the Influence of Inherited Behaviors

Your upbringing is not the only thing that influences your demeanor. Dr. Christopher Gregg, a professor in neurobiology and anatomy, is researching patterns of inheritance that have long term effects on behavior. His surprising research findings may lead to new approaches for determining the causes of mental disorders and how to treat them. Listen to the podcast on The Scope.... Read More

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