Using both mouse and human studies, Dr. Szulc will illustrate how MRI can provide novel insights into the way the brain develops and how these developmental trajectories can be altered by genetics, injury and treatment.
Diseases and mental illnesses that manifest across our lifetime may be linked to our body’s ability to fight off infections through fever – or febrile response – a potent mechanism for combating infection. Based on a growing body of evidence, we now know that childhood adversity and inflammation both play critical roles in the diseases […]
New research provides insight into how a profound remodeling of cell morphology in a specific brain region —the medial preoptic area (MOPA)— might relate to individual differences in maternal behavior. Both pregnancy hormones and pup sensory stimuli increase neuronal activation leading to a remodeling of neuronal circuits within certain brain regions, including the MPOA, that […]