2015, IETF Funded Research Archives

Shen-Han Kuo A neuron is a specialized cell in the brain that processes and transmits information through electrical and chemical signals. These electrical and chemical signals travel between neurons by way of specialized connections with other cells. Each neuron is capable of making numerous connections, becoming a vast network of cells. The signals that each […]

2015, IETF Funded Research Archives

Principle Investigator: Adrian Handforth, MD “People tend to think of medical marijuana as a single substance; a substance that may have beneficial effects but also causes mood- and mind-altering effects,” explains Dr. Adrian Handforth, Assistant Chief of Neurology at VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System in California, “But that is not the case at all. […]

2015, IETF Funded Research Archives

Nicholas Franich We have just begun to understand the inner-workings of the brain and how different parts of the brain communicate information to the body. Dr. Nicholas Franich, Assistant Project Scientist at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles, seeks to test one possible cause of essential tremor. […]