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  • Endowment Provides Vital Research Lifeline for Neuroscience Investigator

    In the research world, there is a familiar Catch-22. Bright ideas require research funding to generate preliminary data, but it is notoriously difficult for a researcher to secure funding without having that preliminary data.

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  • News

    Bilingual Children May Lose Less Brain Matter as They Grow Up with Michael Ullman, Sept. 2, 2020 “It may be the case that the effects on the brain that we have seen in adult bilinguals have their

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  • “Cold Turkey” Withdrawal Triggers Mental Decline in Animals

    Georgetown University Medical Center researchers have found that stopping morphine “cold turkey” in addicted animal models causes a serious decline in mental health, a finding that could lead to better ways of helping people quit harmful drugs.

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  • Brain Responds to Tiniest Speech Details

    The sounds that make up speech, built from slight variations in vowels and consonants, trigger specific responses in the part of the brain responsible for speech processing, researchers report today in Science.

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    The Georgetown campus is easily accessible by public transportation from either of Washington’s two airports or by train.  The Department of Neuroscience is located in the New Research Building (

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  • Events

    Neuroscience Special Seminars   |   Neuroscience Seminar Series   |   Neurotopics Neuroscience Special Seminars The Department of Neuroscience holds special seminars outside of the regular semi

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  • Jian-Young Wu

    Professor Ph.D., 1986, Peking University, China Basic Science Building, Room 207APhone: 202.687.1614 Email: wuj@georgetown.edu My laboratory studies population neuronal activity. Lar

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  • Jean R. Wrathall

    Professor Emeritus PhD (Genetics & Molecular Biology) 1969University of UtahE-mail: wrathalj@georgetown.edu Research in Dr. Wrathall's laboratory was focused on the cellular and mol

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  • Michael Ullman

    Professor PhD (Brain & Cognitive Sciences) 1993Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)New Research Building, EP07Phone: 202.687.6064Fax: 202.687.0617E-mail: michael@georgetown.edu

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