New research suggests that targeting mitochondria could be a way to treat Parkinson's disease.
A new, early career award in neuroscience was created by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in honor of the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres.
Mentally running through a routine improves performance. A new tool – brain-machine interface – sheds light on how.
A brain injury can happen in an instant. Full recovery takes longer. Survivors spoke of challenges and hope at a Stanford symposium.
During a stop at Stanford, Renee Fleming shared her thoughts on the intersection of music and medicine.
Theirs was a rare partnership, a poignant love story of recovery and renewal. The "dream team" lasted 25 years. And then it was time to say goodbye.
A new study led by the late Ben Barres suggests that rogue astrocytes may be involved in memory loss in otherwise healthy older brains.
John Huguenard and his team are learning what role electrical excitability of brain cells plays in epilepsy — and how we might someday control it.
The team showed that a better attitude toward math was linked to better function of an important brain memory center while the kids did math problems.
The study's finding is likely to translate into an increase in the number of acute-stroke patients receiving thrombectomies -- and likely save lives.
Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres devoted his career to studying glial cells, which play a significant, but previously undervalued, role in the brain.
Doctors and patients can preview brain and spine procedures via virtual reality at the at the Stanford Neurosurgical Simulation and Virtual Reality Center.
Just imagine if you could predict and prevent a burst of binge eating or alcohol intake, a heroin injection, a sudden bout of uncontrolled rage or …
As a medical student, neurology can be one of the most intimidating rotations. The brain is so complex and the neuro exam so difficult to …
Currently, treatment options for people with brain injury from a trauma — such as a car crash, or bike accident — are limited. Some of …
A study in Cell from the lab of Stanford psychiatrist, neuroscientist and bioengineer Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, demonstrates a new technology's power — it helped …