Professor Mike Yassa is featured on KCRW and explains how pandemic stress can cause brain fog and other neurological issues – and ways to prevent them. Read more here….

When people are getting together with loved ones over the holidays, how do they prepare themselves for interacting with a relative who has dementia resulting from Alzheimer’s disease or another neurological condition? In this episode…

The School of Biological Sciences is pleased to announce that Professor Thomas Lane has been appointed as the Director of the Center for Virus Research (CVR), effective January 1, 2022.  Dr. Thomas Lane is a…

In a new study published in the journal Science Advances, University of California, Irvine researchers describe a new mechanism for the onset of a rare microgliopathy.

Adult-onset leukoencephalopathy with axonal spheroids and pigmented glia (ALSP) is…

The UCI team decided to take a new approach by developing a mouse model better positioned to analyze the causes of late-onset AD. Also called “sporadic AD,” this new model encompasses the remaining 95 percent…

In recognition of Independence Day, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., shared an amazing video of the brain taken by Neurobiology and Behavior Associate Professor Sunil Gandhi and graduate…

The associate professor of Neurobiology and Behavior explores new ways to image the brain and improve its function….

Irvine, Calif., April 27, 2021 — University of California, Irvine biologists have developed a new genetically engineered mouse model that, unlike its predecessors, is based on the most common form of Alzheimer’s disease. The advance…

Check out UCI Beall Applied Innovation’s latest issue of Rising Tide Magazine! “Leslie Thompson Tackles Huntington’s Disease One Gene at a Time”

“Whenever stress is prolonged and becomes chronic, it really can wreak havoc on brain systems. It’s this persistent increase in a chemical called cortisol that can start to reshape brain circuitry,” says Professor Michael Yassa….