UT Southwestern Neuroscientist Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship for Insights Into Memory …

Previous Article Next Article Add to Favorites Contact Information <!– –>Available for logged-in reporters only<!– –> Newswise — DALLAS – February 23, 2016 – Dr. Brad Pfeiffer, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and a Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholar in Biomedical Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has been selected as a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow in Neuroscience.The award will further Dr. Pfeiffer’s studies tracking how neural circuits represent experiences, store information into long-term memory, and recall memories to plan future behaviors.Dr. Pfeiffer’s lab is determining how the brain stores and retrieves information about the environment – such as the layout of a house or neighborhood – by studying neurons that are specifically activated when we explore large spatial areas. By recording the activity patterns of hundreds of such neurons, Dr.…


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