57th Annual Meeting

Dec 9-13, 2018

The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, Florida
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Deadlines

Apr 25, 2018

Travel Award Submission

May 8, 2018

Chair Opens Abstract

May 25, 2018

Abstract Submission

Jun 28, 2018

Honorific Award Nomination

Digital Library Resources

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Neuro News

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain

Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.

The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal Neuron, could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.

"The therapies we have now have significant drawbacks," says Mazen Kheirbek, an assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco and an author of the study. "This is another target that we can try to move the field forward for finding new therapies." (Article NPR News, Image - SPL/Science Source)

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