FENS-EJN 2014 Video Contest Winners Announced

FENS, in partnership with EJN, launched a video contest for the FENS Forum 2014. The contest challenged Forum student and postdoctoral fellow attendees, with creating videos about neuroscience.


cAMP-CREB signaling and bipolar disorder

Researchers established a novel viral method to make a surprising observation: the amplitude of cAMP–CREB signaling in cells from human skin biopsies predicted the way that the circadian hormone melatonin responds to light in healthy individuals, and it was much higher in cells from bipolar patients. “Our study suggests that variation in the activity of [...]

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Prenatal alcohol exposure and adolescent stress – unmasking persistent attentional deficits in rats

by Wendy L. Comeau, Catharine A. Winstanley, Joanne Weinberg Abstract Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) can produce a myriad of deficits. Unfortunately, affected individuals may also be exposed to the stress of an adverse home environment, contributing to deficits of attentional processes that are the hallmark of optimal executive function. Male offspring of ad-libitum-fed Control (Con), [...]




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