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photo from article Lu named chair of Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Lu named chair of Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine

Renowned pharmacologist, molecular behavioral neuroscientist who is pursuing better treatment targets for PTSD, depression and Alzheimer’s has been named chair of the MCG Department of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine.

photo from article Scientists explore connection between aging fat and Alzheimer’s

Scientists explore connection between aging fat and Alzheimer’s

MCG scientists are exploring how improving the function of our older fat may just help our brains and lower Alzheimer’s risk.

photo from article New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

MCG scientists have discovered the chronic activation of the Adora2a receptor is one way obesity and insulin resistance break down one of the the brain's protections against memory loss and confusion.

photo from article Estrogen made by neurons important to making memories

Estrogen made by neurons important to making memories

Scientists report that mice whose neurons don’t make estrogen have impaired spatial reference memory as well as recognition memory and contextual fear memory.