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Brain Power

Through collaboration and innovation, UNLV researchers are changing the way we think about the brain.

In This Series

Merrill Landers works with balance testing equipment
Research | August 18, 2016
Physical activity can help protect us from Parkinson’s, researcher Merrill Landers says.
Biochemistry professor Ron Gary
Research | September 2, 2016
Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Nora Caberoy looks through microscopw slide
Research | September 21, 2016
Nora Caberoy discovered that her research on proteins in the eye might someday help us fight Alzheimer’s.
Dustin and Rochelle Hines
Research | June 8, 2017
Husband-and-wife team Dustin and Rochelle Hines research brain cells in their quest for solutions to degenerative diseases and developmental disorders.
Kinesiology professor Brach Poston
Research | June 21, 2017
Brach Poston's research on electrical stimulation shows promise for Parkinson's patients.
Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Research | July 20, 2017
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.

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Research | November 4, 2019
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Research | October 29, 2019
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Research | October 24, 2019
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