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CV Starr Fellow Alexander Nectow receives NARSAD Young Investigator Award

Alex will investigate the role of a brain area called the dorsal raphe nucleus (DRN), in both depression and feeding-related behaviors. The dorsal raphe is a remarkably complex structure, comprised of numerous cell types, and Dr. Nectow plans to functionally dissect the role of the DRN’s component cell types in the healthy and depressed states. His goal is to elucidate the neural circuit mechanism underlying depression, which may ultimately aid in the development of novel therapies.

Charlie Gross to receive the 2016 Karl Spencer Lashley Award

The American Philosophical Society will present Professor Emeritus Charlie Gross with the 2016 Karl Spencer Lashley Award "in recognition of his pioneering studies of the neurophysiology of higher visual funcitons and the neural basis of face recognition and object perception." The award will be presented to Dr. Gross on November 11, 2016 at the American Philosophical Society annual Autumn General Meeting.

Alan Urban, Group Leader, NERF - Belgium

Development of efficient brain imaging technologies combining a high resolution with a large field of depth is a key step for a better understanding of brain neurocircuits. Functional ultrasound imaging (fUSi) is an innovative modality based on microDoppler ultrasound that can record brain activity at good spatial resolution (up to 10µm pixel size) and in real-time.

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