Tag: Department of Neurosciences

UNM scientists to take on "Your Dazzling Brain" at free public lecture

UNM scientists to take on "Your Dazzling Brain" at free public lecture

By Luke Frank | February 23, 2016
University of New Mexico scientists will discuss the power of “Your Dazzling Brain” during a free public talk in Albuquerque next month. The March 15 event takes place during International Brain Awareness Week and will include discussions on the latest discoveries in the neurosicences, behavioral health and speech and language development.
New lab helps UNM researchers tackle chronic pain

New lab helps UNM researchers tackle chronic pain

By Michael Haederle | December 29, 2015
Every creature with a nervous system experiences discomfort from time to time – but severe chronic pain presents a special kind of suffering. A multidisciplinary team of UNM researchers is tackling this problem with the help of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory that will help them pinpoint how the nervous system responds to potential therapies.
BBHI lands $11.6 million grant for brain injury research

BBHI lands $11.6 million grant for brain injury research

By Michael Haederle | September 18, 2015
The University of New Mexico’s Brain and Behavioral Health Institute (BBHI) has secured a five-year $11.6 million federal grant to find new ways of helping people recover from the catastrophic effects of stroke and traumatic brain injuries. The funding will help establish a new Center for Brain Recovery and Repair that brings together researchers from across the UNM campus to focus on developing new treatments, said BBHI director Bill Shuttleworth, PhD, a Regents’ Professor in the UNM Department of Neurosciences.

NIH establishes national alcohol research center at UNM

By Luke Frank | September 08, 2014
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of New Mexico’s Department of Neurosciences $8.1 million over the next five years to support the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center (NM ARC) at the Health Sciences Center – just one of 18 alcohol research centers in the U.S., and the only NIH ARC targeting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.