My neurolovers! I have missed you! I have missed the constant stream of awesome science! I have missed SFN and its craziness! A lot of missing is happening folks. Now that we are back, we are trying to digest the insurmountable amount of information that was dumped on us and trying to integrate some awesome … Continue reading SfN 2011, Talks that inspired – Martin Myers on Leptin
Because the conference is so busy, and because it imposes so many conflicting demands on my time, it was impossible to make every talk and poster. For the next little while, I will blog about things I wish that I saw at Neuroscience, but for various reasons did not. Epigenetics is a very interesting field, … Continue reading SfN 2011 things I wish I saw #1: Sex differences in the epigenetics of stress-related disorders!
My Dearest most beloved Neuroloves, Day 5 of the epic SFN 11. Harry took a well deserved day to actually "see" Washington beyond 7th Street and Independence Ave. He hit up the Aquarium and the Natural History Museum. I on the other had could not bring my self to miss two talks that I just … Continue reading Daily Diary SFN11 Day 5
Neurlovers! I hope you guys finished up day 4 of SFN feeling gooooooood! I spent the morning presenting my research on the poster floor:) after knocking down one of the presentation boards and giggling uncontrollably for half an hour:P During my poster presentation I met some amazing people, people who I read their work and … Continue reading #SFN11 Daily Diary Day 4
People with PD suffer from a variety of movement related symptoms (among other things), and while the disorder can be controlled to a certain extent by drugs such as levodopa, it remains progressive and ultimately uncurable. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an interesting approach to treating Parkinson's disease (PD). This technique is being used in … Continue reading SfN 2011: Could fMRI in pigs tell us about deep brain stimulation?