UCI to lead $8 million effort to create library of brain cell activity

uci_news_image_Leslie ThompsonUC Irvine will receive $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to establish one of six national centers dedicated to creating a database of human cellular responses that will accelerate efforts to develop new therapies for many diseases. Dr. Leslie M. Thompson, UCI professor of psychiatry & human behavior and neurobiology & behavior, will lead this grant in partnership with researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Regenerative Medicine Institute, the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, UC San Francisco, Johns Hopkins University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more here http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/uci-to-lead-8-million-effort-to-create-library-of-brain-cell-activity/


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