NTP alum, Dr. John Gerstner's research on fruit flies has revealed a lot of new information on Alzheimer's Disease
Dr. Darcie Moore has been awarded the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship!
Congratulations to NTP faculty member Dr. JP Yu for being awarded a 2016 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant!
Dr. Richard Davidson and the Center for Health Minds are working with the Madison Police Department to see how mindfulness training can benefit police officers
NTP faculty member, Kris Saha and colleagues at UW-Madison are using
gene editing to develop precision therapies.
Richard Davidson and the Center for Healthy Minds are developing a kindness curriculum
that is being used in the upcoming season of Sesame Street!
Champan and NTP alumna Ewa Bomba-Warczak were featured in the latest
Time Magazine cover story, click here for a link to a radio interview
about their new findings related to Botox
Tononi lab shows how split brain activity allows you to listen and drive
Barb Bendlin finds monitoring white matter myelin health could serve as an early warning system for Alzheimer's Disease
Congratulations to Darcie Moore who has been awarded the Gruber International Research Award!
NTP faculty Brad Postle's research on magnetic brain stimulation bringing back stowed memories
Richard Davidson listed on Madison Magazine's "M List" for his work at the Center for Healthy Minds
NTP faculty found a new biomarker for fatal brain cancer
Check out the latest edition of the NTP Brain Waves biannual newsletter!
Research being done by NTP student TaeHee Kim is featured in Quarterly Magazine
N&PP Student Andrew Merluzzi has been selected as a 2017 Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellow
Justin Williams and colleagues are sharing the fabrication process of their brain imaging sensors to expand their reach into other research areas
Sterling Johnson and colleagues are using advances in mass spectrometry to spur Alzheimer's Research
NTP faculty member Xinyu Zhao is the recipient of the inaugural Jenni and
Kyle Professorship in Novel Neurodevelopmental Diseases at the Waisman
NTP student, Ewa Bomba-Warczak is first-author on a study researching the movement of botulinum toxin in nerve cells
NTP faculty members Barb Bendlin & Sterling Johnson are researching lifestyle factors impact on Alzheimer's Disease
out this video of Richie Davidson discussing the Dalai Lama's influence
on his decision to spend his life researching meditation and
to a number of NTP faculty who are part of projects
funded by the second round of UW2020 Discovery Initiative funds!
Ozioma Okonkwo is a recipient of the 2016 Early Career Award by the National Academy of Neuropsychology
Su-Chun Zhang's research helped form BrainXcell, a new company that will grow neural cells
Baldo proposes a new theory of addiction that proposes the prefrontal
cortex is a highly sensitive "hot spot" for opiod actions
Puglielli has found that more acetyl-CoA movement between nerve cells
in mouse brain can lead to behavior that resembles Autism Spectrum
Disorder in humans
A number of NTP faculty members have been honored with Vilas Professorship & Investigator Awards!
Barb Bendlin is a co-PI on a new collaborative grant with Medical College of WI to study Alzheimer's Disease and aging!
Congratulations to NTP Director, Mary Halloran who has been awarded the 2016 Kellett Mid-Career Award!
Congratulations to Marina Emborg who has been awarded the 2016 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair at ASNTR
Su-Chun Zhang is creating transplant neural cells to help treat Parkinson's patients
Xinyu Zhao has used an experimental drug in mice to reverse damage from the mutation that causes the Fragile X syndrome
Congratulations to N&PP student, Andrew Merluzzi, on receiving the WARF Discovery Challenge Peer Award!
Congratulations to NTP student, Edwin Suarez-Zayas, for receiving honorable mention for the Ford Fellowship!
faculty member, Giulio Tononi, has been named the new director of the
Wisconsin Center for Sleep Medicine and Sleep Research at UW-Madison
Congrats to NTP students Inca Dieterich and Edwin Suarez-Zayas for receiving honorable mention for the 2016 NSF GRFP!
NTP faculty member, Xinyu Zhao, has identified the genetic machinery that causes maturation in a young nerve cell
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NTP alum, Erin Hanlon, was featured on NBC News talking about the connection between lack of sleep and the munchies
NTP faculty member, Ari Rosenberg, has been named a 2016 Sloan Fellow!
NTP faculty member, Lauren Riters, has been awarded the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award!
NTP student, Katie Yang, has been awarded the 2015 Early Excellence in Teaching Award!
Barb Bendlin and colleagues are researching the connection between healthy sleep habits and Alzheimer's Disease
Kris Saha and colleagues detail a new approach that can refine gene
editing in this month's issue of Stem Cell Reports
by NTP students Chadd Funk and Alex Rodriguez finds that slow wave
activity in certain parts of the brain may explain the brain's
disconnect during dreaming
Travers is using video games to study improvement in motor skills
impact on Autism Spectrum Disorder symptoms in children
Ed Chapman's lab is featured on the cover of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology for January 2016!
Beth Meyerand and colleagues at MCW have been awarded a NINDS grant for a statewide study of brain networks in epilepsy patients
Craig Atwood participates in Blue Sky Science to answer a question about stem cells and brain repair
Su-Chun Zhang's lab is making seratonin neurons from stem cells
Brad Postle's lab is finding that faster brain waves make shorter gaps in the visual stream
NTP researchers Bakshi & Baldo are discovering brain chemicals that create PTSD response
NTP faculty member, Ned Kalin, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine!
NTP faculty member, Ned Kalin, will be receiving the Anna-Monika Prize for his work with anxiety and depression in the brain
NTP faculty member, Bas Rokers, is researching how 'lazy eye' may bully the brain into altering its wiring
NTP faculty member, Tim Rogers,
and his research team explore the many possibilities "machine teaching"
could bring to the field of education!
With the help of the D2P program, NTP Faculty member, Su-Chun Zhang is working to turn research into actual treatments!
A new protein that promotes the
survival and self-renewal of human pluripotent stem cells has been
identified by NTP faculty member, Kris Saha and his team.
NTP student, Andrew Merluzzi, writes about federal funding for biomedical science in the US
NTP faculty member, Richard
Davidson's research on the relationship between emotions and brain
activation level may help us better understand the manifestation of
mental disorders, such as depression.
Congratulations to NTP faculty member, Su-Chun Zhang, for being named a Steenbock Professor!
Congratulations to NTP student,
Katie Yang, who has received a prestigious Gilliam Fellowship for
Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute!
Brain imaging research, conducted by Ned Kalin and his team, reveals how children inherit anxiety from their parents!
Well-being in the workplace may be
promoted by a new curriculum, Cultivating Well-Being: A Neuroscientific
Approach, which is based on concepts developed by NTP Faculty Member,
Su-Chun Zhang has revealed a new technique for editing stem cell genes!
Johnson and Barbra Bendlin have teamed-up with the Marshfield Clinic
Research Foundation and the Morgridge Institute to gather
data on diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier than ever before!
Faculty Member, Su-Chun Zhang comments on the promise stem cells hold in treating neural damage!
New discoveries in department of neuroscience: Fragile X proteins involved in proper neuron development!
Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo has recently found that higher education may protect against Alzheimer's Disease!
Congrats to Marc Wolman for receiving a grant through the competitive Shaw Scientist Program!!
engineers and neuroscience experts held first-ever Neuroimaging,
Computational Neuroscience, and Neuroengineering Workshop!
Congratulations to Lingjun Li on being named a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor!
Congrats to Luis Populin for
being awarded the Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for his
research on therapies for ADHD!
Congrats to 2015 NSF GRFP recipient, Andrew Merluzzi and 2015 NSF GRFP Honorable Mention, Scott Vermilyea!!
Congrats to Baron Chanda on being awarded the Romnes Faculty Fellowship!
Click here for a recap of the 2015 Neuroscience Research Symposium
Su-Chun Zhang is working to lay a foundation for treating ALS and spinal cord injuries
John Kuo and team find two new fluorescent agents to be used in cancer surgeries
Richard Davidson says learning to be happy is "no different than learning the violin"