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"Neuroscience-Based Nomenclature" for Mental Health? - Discover Magazine (blog)


Discover Magazine (blog)
“NBN” is simply the idea that pharmacology should form our nomenclature. The pharmacology itself is old hat, e.g. we've known that antipsychotics are D2 antagonists for something like 30 years. We could have adopted NBN 30 years ago, in other words ...

Mark Lemmon and Pasko Rakic elected to UK's national science academy - Yale News


Yale News
Rakic, who came to Yale in 1978, served as founding chair of Yale's Department of Neuroscience (formerly neurobiology) and founding director of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience until 2015. He has received many honors, including the inaugural Kavli ...

People in the News: Michael Ehlers, Ardy Arianpour, and Kimberly Martin - GenomeWeb


GenomeWeb
... research and development and CSO for the company's Neuroscience and Pain Research Unit. Prior to joining Pfizer in 2010, he was a professor of neurobiology and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University Medical Center.

Neuroscience Tutorial

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Illustrated guide to the essentials of clinical neuroscience designed for medical students as well as for the general public. Created by the Washington University School of Medicine.

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