Dr. Bojana Stefanovic: Neurovascular unit dysfunction in a model of TBI

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common type of traumatic brain injury globally. Although its consequences may be short term, mTBI often leads to long-term neuropsychiatric and neurological […]


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Dr. Shigeki Watanabe: Ultrafast recycling of synaptic vesicles

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

In 1973 John Heuser and Tom Reese demonstrated that neurotransmitter was released from neurons via the fusion of neurotransmitter-filled vesicles with the cell membrane.  But at the same time, these […]


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Dr. Pascal Kaeser: Mechanisms and Roles for Fast Dopamine Signaling

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Dopamine is a neuromodulator that codes information on various time scales. I will discuss recent progress on the identification of fast release mechanisms for dopamine in the mouse striatum. I will present data […]


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Machine Learning Analyses for Antidepressant Response Prediction

DMCBH Room 3402 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

This month, Dr. John-Jose Nunez (Department of Psychiatry) will present on "Machine Learning Analyses for Antidepressant Response Prediction." Zoom link if unable to attend in person:  https://ubc.zoom.us/j/5747966049?pwd=N1ppY2tUS3o4bk9vTkFSTzBna3k0Zz09 Meeting ID: 574 […]


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Dr. Nelson Spruston: Neurophysiological mechanisms of memory guided behavior

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Mammals use a sophisticated, multi-regional memory system to guide behavior. A major goal of neuroscience is to understand the mechanisms—ranging from molecular to cellular to systems—that make this possible. Spruston […]


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Dr. Elizabeth Heller: Epigenetic regulation of reward pathophysiology

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

The Heller Lab research program is focused on discovering molecular mechanisms by which epigenetic reprogramming contributes to neuropsychiatric disease. To this end, Dr. Heller pioneered the use of targeted epigenetic […]


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Dr. Takao Hensch: Balancing Brain Plasticity/Stability

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Brain function is largely shaped by experience in early life, creating windows of both great opportunity and vulnerability. Our work has focused on the biological basis for such critical periods, […]


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2022 DMCBH Research Retreat

UBC Okanagan 3333 University Way, Kelowna

We are looking forward to hosting this Research Retreat at UBC Okanagan! This event is open to all DMCBH members, postdoctoral fellows, research associates, PhD and MSc students affiliated with […]


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R/RStudio Workshop

Online

Join us Wednesday, July 13th at 3:00 pm for our Intro to R Workshop - Part 2, presented by the UBC Databinge Data Champions Team. Zoom link: https://ubc.zoom.us/s/64233269929 Meeting ID: […]


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Dr. Anke Henning: Metabolic MRI at ultra-high fields – from systems architecture to application

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Metabolic MRI allows observing energy metabolism, neurotransmission, second messaging, endocrine signaling, antioxidants, protein metabolism and dynamic membrane processes in the human brain. Related quantitative metabolic imaging biomarkers are beneficial for […]


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