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Ketamine prevents anxiety in female rats

Feb. 26, 2018

Recent IBG graduate Sam Dolzani has published an article showing that low doses of ketamine impart resilience to future stressors in female rats. Previous research has only demonstrated this effect in male rats.

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Genomic trade-offs: are autism and schizophrenia the steep price of the human brain?

Feb. 5, 2018

IBG faculty fellow James Sikela and Veronica Searles Quick have published a paper in Human Genetics which investigates the hypothesis that the same genes which gave rise to human's exceptional cognitive capacity also have a downside. They show evidence that the Olduvai protein domain family is involved in this trade-off.

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ABCD study featured on the NBC Today Show

Jan. 31, 2018

The ABCD study, which IBG is collaborating on, was featured in a story on the NBC Today Show. The segment discusses the purpose and design of the study.

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What are memories made of?

Jan. 24, 2018

New research on AKT from the Hoeffer Lab.

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Interview with John Hewitt on marijuana study

Oct. 27, 2017

John Hewitt appeared in an interview on the NIDA grant to study recreational marijuana use.