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  • Laboratory of Neurendocrinology | Newswire
    rats spatial memory researchers found changes known to improve connections and as a result communication between certain neurons within the brain s hippocampus More Tags age related cognitive decline Alzheimer s disease Ana Pereira Bruce McEwen clustering Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai John Morrison Laboratory of Neurendocrinology riluzole synapses thin spins Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014

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  • In the News – ABC – McEwen | Newswire
    who studies stress at Rockefeller University in New York said the fear can lead people to change their lifestyle making them isolate themselves lose sleep stop exercising change their diet for the worse and drink or smoke Tags Bruce McEwen Stress newswire rockefeller edu In The News Q A Torsten Wiesel In the News HuffPostSci Friedman Comments are closed Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants

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  • In the News – McEwen – NewSci | Newswire
    McEwen at Rockefeller University New York who wasn t involved with the work The brave feel fear but are able to overcome it whereas the reckless seem to have a brain that doesn t react as it should to alert them to danger he says Tags Bruce McEwen newswire rockefeller edu Rockefeller neurobiology lab is awarded first round BRAIN initiative grant Newly discovered brain cells explain a prosocial effect of

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  • acetyl carnitine | Newswire
    stress while others struggle with it even developing anxiety and depression as a result In experiments with mice researchers have revealed the molecular origins of this so called stress gap More Tags acetyl carnitine anxiety Bruce McEwen Carla Nasca depression hippocampus mGlu2 Stress Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 more About Contact Follow rockefelleruniv Like The

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  • depression | Newswire
    stress gap More Tags acetyl carnitine anxiety Bruce McEwen Carla Nasca depression hippocampus mGlu2 Stress February 24 2009 Science News Brain protein may be a target for fast acting antidepressants It takes weeks or months for the effect of most antidepressants to kick in time that can feel like an eternity to those who need the drugs the most But new research suggests that a protein called p11 may be the key to developing drugs that begin to work in as little as two days More Tags depression Paul Greengard April 24 2007 Science News Mice on Prozac help scientists find better depression treatments By comparing mice that had been given Prozac with mice given an alternate drug researchers have identified a new class of chemicals that could offer better control over serotonin and more effective treatments for the debilitating mental illness More Tags depression Paul Greengard January 5 2006 Science News Scientists linking gene with serotonin and depression offer insights to new treatments New research shows that a gene called p11 is closely related to serotonin transmission in the brain and may play a key role in determining a person s susceptibility to depression Reported today in the journal

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  • In the News 7/16/14 | Newswire
    heart rate and ramps our immune systems to prepare for injury and danger The problem is if we don t turn those responses off efficiently when the danger is over they can cause damage Bruce McEwen says Tags Bruce McEwen Stress newswire rockefeller edu New faculty member uses genetic sequencing to investigate childhood brain disease Cell 158 300 313 Comments are closed Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors

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  • Bruce S. McEwen | Newswire | Page 2
    report that an animal s response to chronic stress is at least partially dependent on an enzyme called tissue plasminogen activator or tPA More Tags Bruce S McEwen Sidney Strickland Stress November 14 2005 Science News Reversing sugar s effect on the brain New research on diabetes shows that the brain s memory center is one target of uncontrolled high blood sugar and that the effects on it may be reversible More Tags Bruce S McEwen diabetes November 7 2005 Awards and Honors Bruce McEwen awarded Goldman Rakic Prize Rockefeller University s Bruce McEwen has received the Goldman Rakic Prize for Cognitive Neuroscience for his studies on environmentally regulated gene expression in the brain which has contributed to an understanding of stress and stress hormones in a range of disorders including depression and post traumatic stress More Tags Bruce S McEwen Goldman Rakic Prize November 7 2005 Science News Protecting the brain from overactivity Alzheimer s disease depression and epilepsy all share a problem with a single brain chemical glutamate New research from Rockefeller University shows how the brain uses a specific protein neuropeptide Y to protect itself from glutamate damage More Tags Alzheimer s disease Bruce S McEwen July 28 2005 Science News Single stressful events bring about gradual change in brain structure Research in rats shows that chronic uncontrollable stress leads to gradual changes in brain structure over weeks Yet even a single acute stress also causes a structural change in the rat s brain not immediately but over days along with higher levels of anxiety These results may shed light on what is happening in the human brain during anxiety disorders and depressive illness More Tags Bruce S McEwen Stress April 21 2003 Campus News Stressed out by living and working in NYC Car alarms Traffic jams

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  • Bruce S. McEwen to receive Scolnick Prize for research on brain hormones | Newswire
    remodeling of dendrites changes that are largely reversed once the stress is removed at least in young adult animals His laboratory has extended these studies on the hippocampus to the prefrontal cortex and the amygdala two other brain areas important for memory as well as emotional control Both of these brain areas respond to chronic stress by remodeling of neurons growth of some types of neurons and shrinkage of others McEwen also has been a proponent of the concept of allostatic load a term he coined in 1993 The concept explains how chronic exposure to the body s stress response a very helpful response to acute threats also takes a toll on many organs including the cardiovascular system the immune system and the brain McEwen received his bachelor s degree in chemistry from Oberlin College in 1959 and his Ph D in cell biology from Rockefeller University in 1964 He was a United States Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Neurobiology in Göteborg Sweden from 1964 to 1965 worked as an assistant professor in the zoology department at the University of Minnesota and then returned to Rockefeller in 1966 as assistant professor He was appointed associate professor in 1971 and professor and head of laboratory in 1981 and was named Alfred E Mirsky Professor in 1999 McEwen is a past president of the Society for Neuroscience He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine In 2010 he received a share of the IPSEN Foundation Prize in Neuroplasticity In 2009 he received the Gold Medal award from the Society for Biological Psychiatry In 2005 he received the Pasarow Award in Neuropsychiatry He is a recipient of the Dale Medal of the British Endocrine Society

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2011/03/29/bruce-s-mcewen-to-receive-scolnick-prize-for-research-on-brain-hormones/ (2016-02-13)
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