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Dr. Nina Stachenfeld interviewed on NPR Morning Edition (Listen now…)

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld recently conducted a study which measured the cognitive impact of mild dehydration.  NPR correspondent, Allison Aubrey, interviewed Dr. Stachenfeld for the recently aired Your Health segment which discusses how mild dehydration, which affects all of us at some point, can cause measurable cognitive impairment resulting in a variety of symptoms.… Read More >

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld named a Distinguished Woman at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and opened the day for 100 Years of Women Symposium

On June 1, 2018 Yale School of Medicine hosted a symposium commemorating the 100-year anniversary of women at Yale School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine (SWIM), the Minority Organization for Retention & Expansion (MORE), and the Dean’s Office, this event celebrated the contributions of women faculty and alumnae from the School of Medicine.… Read More >

John B. Pierce Laboratory members show off their cool science at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C.

Three labs of the John B. Pierce Laboratory (Pieribone, Stachenfeld, Verhagen) went to D.C. to show and discuss their ongoing work among some of the ~30,000 (!) neuroscientists there. … Read More >

Dr. Pieribone awarded multi-million-dollar DARPA contract to explore ways to create systems where the brain transforms digital images into the equivalent of eyesight

Published in YALE NEWS on November 14, 2017 Written by Sonya Collins A research team led by Vincent Pieribone (left) is exploring ways to create systems where the brain transforms digital images into the equivalent of eyesight.… Read More >

More Than Half Full: Our Bodies, Water, and Balance

written by Rick Harrison, Communications Officer, Women’s Health Research at Yale There is a reason NASA scientists have been looking for water on Mars, and that’s because, at least on Earth, water is life.… Read More >

A study by scientists Ivan de Araujo, Wenfei Han, and team suggests the origin of hunting behavior may come from two set of neurons tucked deep in the forebrain of most vertebrates

(Yale Press Release) Activating these neurons in living mice prompt them to pursue never seen before prey and to bite everything in their path, even sticks and bottle caps, the researchers report in the January 12, 2017 issue of the journal Cell.… Read More >

Tessa Adler awarded the Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship from the American Physiological Society

Congratulations to Tessa Adler, Yale undergraduate student in the lab of Dr. Nina Stachenfeld, who was awarded the Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship from the American Physiological Society.… Read More >