UCLA colored patterns

Analyzing brain patterns may help neuroscientists reduce fear

UCLA-led research offers promise for treating anxiety, eating disorders.

Gomez UCLA spinal cord injury

Experimental spinal implant shows promise for restoring voluntary movement

Patient’s finger control, grip strength boosted by up to 300 percent with new technique.

UCLA Depression Grand Challenge takes major strides in first year

100,000-person study and international collaborations already underway.


Alzheimer’s and concussion-related CTE may spread in the brain via common mechanism

Research is first to suggest that chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a prion disease.

Brain activity UC Santa Barbara

Brain's memory strategies change as you age

Activity patterns shift over time without affecting recall, new research shows.

UC President Napolitano and the 10 UC chancellors urge support for passage of Cures/Innovation legislation

Investment in National Institutes of Health research and innovation is vital to acclerating health treatments and cures for all Americans.

UC Berkeley wandering mind study

Does your mind jump around, stay on task or get stuck?

Increased awareness of our thoughts at rest could lead to better mental health.

UCLA antidepressants

Brain wave recordings predict whether antidepressants will work

UCLA study finds noninvasive method that may help speed relief from the disorder.

UC San Francisco's Edward Chang was among the grant recipients in the latest round of awards from the federal BRAIN Initiative.

UC scientists awarded more than $9 million from federal BRAIN Initiative

Recipients include 14 UC research teams from five campuses.

UC Irvine Mars hero

Travel to Mars, risk dementia

Study raises questions about long-term brain health after extended spaceflights.