Brain Institute News
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June 04, 2020

Findings from a groundbreaking study will help scientists and clinicians to develop more tailored treatments and therapies for people who struggle with psychological disorders such as anxiety and depression.

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May 26, 2020

The FAU Brain Institute Summer Neuroscience Scholars (SUNS) program is an 8-week program that is currently providing students with direct, remote learning in preparation for research in the laboratory.

Paula Gajewski-Kurdziel
May 21, 2020

One in five Americans will experience a mental illness in a given year. Paula Gajewski-Kurdziel, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in FAU's Brain Institute received a three-year, $65.5 thousand grant from the National Institutes...

Alaina Tillman
May 07, 2020

2020 FAU Brain Institute Graduate Features

High power image of neurons (red) in the hippocampus of the mouse brain that express the IL-1 receptor (IL-1R1). Red color was generated by insertion of a fluorescent gene into the IL-1R1 gene. Both the round neuronal cell bodies and the thin, elongated dendrites that are characteristic of mature neurons can be seen. Blue color documents the presence of non-IL1R1 expressing neurons near ones that are IL-1R1 positive.
April 20, 2020

Anxiety, depression and cognitive decline are prominent psychopathologies that together affect more than 40 million people in the United States.