Brain Institute News
Puzzle pieces
September 02, 2020

A study by a leading FAU neuroscientist and collaborators on serotonin, a mood-regulating molecule in the brain that regulates many brain synapses, is helping to unravel a neurotransmitter puzzle.

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August 03, 2020

The loss of a sense of smell is known to be one of the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease (PD). In a new study, an FAU neuroscientist and colleagues link inflammation, olfaction and pathology seen in PD.

Susan Schneider, 2019-2020 Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration, and Scientific Innovation. 2019. Photo courtesy of Giselle M. Avilés.
July 14, 2020

Florida Atlantic University recently announced that the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, in collaboration with FAU’s Brain Institute, hired Susan Schneider, Ph.D., to the position of William F. Dietrich Chair...

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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.

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