Huda Akil's lab studied emotional reactivity and vulnerability to stress in rodents for two decades. A recent article in The Transmitter highlighted this research showed that extreme responses to their environment helped explain why some behaviors become pathological in people— but can be modified in early life by targeting inflammation-related
Earlier today, the White House awarded Huda Akil, Ph.D. , a University of Michigan neuroscientist and former long-time Michigan Neuroscience Institute (MNI) Co-Director, the highest honor given to scientists in the United States --
MNI Postdoc Emily Heckman, a postdoc in Josey Clowney’s Lab in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology was awarded one of 25 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellowships.
The 4th Annual University of Michigan Neuroscience Conference brings together faculty, staff, postdocs, and students to experience scientific presentations, poster sessions, and networking opportunities with University neuroscientists.