Just about everything is going wireless these days — including efforts to reprogram the human genome.


Gabriela K. Popescu, PhD, professor of biochemistry, will use funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the gating mechanisms of fast neurotransmitter brain receptors.


A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.


Research by lead author Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, has revealed that schizophrenia likely begins toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy — a finding that opens up a new understanding of the devastating disease and the potential for new treatment possibilities in utero.


The skin cells of four adults with schizophrenia have provided an unprecedented “window” into how the disease began while they were still in the womb, according to a paper published in Schizophrenia Research.


Twenty residents in the Department of Psychiatry participated in a mental health awareness fair to advocate for services available in Erie County.


Using a database of 16,000 brain scans, Robert S. Miletich, MD, PhD, interim chair and professor of nuclear medicine, is helping to develop the field of nuclear neurology, which could launch a revolution in the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases.


Zhen Yan, PhD, professor of physiology and biophysics, has received $1.6 million to continue her study of human dopamine D4 receptor variants — a type of neurotransmitter receptor in the brain’s prefrontal cortex.


To advance promising research on schizophrenia, the Patrick P. Lee Foundation will fund long-term fellowships for three advanced research trainees in the lab of Michal K. Stachowiak, PhD, professor of pathology and anatomical sciences.