Latest Kenneth S. Kosik Stories
Building on research published eight years ago in the journal Chemistry and Biology, Kenneth S. Kosik, Harriman Professor in Neuroscience and co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) at UC Santa Barbara, and his team have now applied their findings to two distinct, well-known mouse models, demonstrating a new potential target in the fight against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
UC Santa Barbara scientists turned to the simple sponge to find clues about the evolution of the complex nervous system and found that, but for a mechanism that coordinates the expression of genes that lead to the formation of neural synapses, sponges and the rest of the animal world may not be so distant after all.
â€œStaying Mentally Sharpâ€ is a priority; how to retool lifelong brain health in light of emerging research is key question Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 The second annual virtual SharpBrains Summit: Retooling Brain Health for the 21st Century, will be held March 30th â€“April 1st.
Remarkable progress in understanding how stem cell biology works has been reported by a team of leading scientists, directed by experts at UC Santa Barbara.
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a major discovery in how the brain encodes memories.
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered that a protein called BAG2 is important for understanding Alzheimer's disease and may open up new targets for drug discovery.
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