- Center for BrainHealth’s “socialization lab” made national news when it was featured by the Today Show .
- Dr. Sandra Chapman and her team found brain training may benefit individuals with mild cognitive impairment and bipolar disorder . Other research revealed how mental exercise affects your brain differently than physical exercise.
- Dr. Bart Rypma and his lab, working in collaboration with colleagues in Sweden, revealed a link between dopamine and an individual’s ability to recognize faces.
- Dr. Francesca Filbey and her team found that the starting age of marijuana use may have long-term effects on brain development and long-term marijuana use changes the brain's reward circuit.
- Computational psychiatry research from Dr. Xiaosi Gu’s lab demonstrated how the brain responds to nicotine depends on a smoker’s belief about the nicotine content in a cigarette .
- The 2016 Reprogramming the Brain to Health Symposium honored Professor Karl Friston, FRS, FMedSci, who is considered the father of modern brain mapping.
- Research from Dr. Daniel Krawczyk’s lab identified complex brain connectivity patterns in individuals that may explain long-term higher order cognitive function deficits in chronic phases of traumatic brain injury.
- The National Multiple Sclerosis Society awarded Dr. Bart Rypma more than $490,000 to study effects of MS on brain blood flow and cognition .
- Dan Branch was honored with the 2016 Legacy Award for his legislative efforts to further higher education in Texas.
- Center for BrainHealth joined an eight-university research collaborative to help simplify medical decision-making for patients with rheumatoid arthritis who may face life-changing choices.
Top 10 Center for BrainHealth Breakthroughs in 2016
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