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Dr. Pam Keel Joins With Colleagues in Nursing and Medicine and Secures $14.5M to Foster Faculty Diversity

A team of Florida State University researchers from the College of Nursing, College of Medicine and College of Arts & Sciences has received a $14.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to build a diverse community of early career researchers committed to improving mental health and chronic disease prevention and management.    More...


Researchers Identify Link That Plays a Role in Regulating Neuropsychiatric Brain Disorders

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Dr. Wen Li and psychology doctoral candidate Kevin Clancy found that stimulating the system in the brain that deals with attention and imagery also enhances the efficiency of what’s called the default mode network, a key part of the brain’s functional organization. The default mode network is disrupted in a host of neurological disorders.    More...


Dr. Xiaobing Zhang Awarded $1.8M NIDDK Grant

Dr. Zhang’s NIH grant will take a circuit-level approach to examining the role of the neurotransmitter serotonin in regulating food intake. To do so, he will manipulate the neural circuits connecting zona incerta and paraventricular thalamus, two serotonergic brain areas known to be important in the control of feeding.    More...


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