Growth Hormone Also a Memory Booster


Feb 20, 2011

The Feb. 20 Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted experiences by UCLA scientists who have been targeted by anti–animal research extremists’ harassment and violent attacks. David Jentsch, professor of psychiatry; Dario Ringach, professor of neurobiology; Marie-Francoise Chesselet, Charles H. Markham Professor of Neurology and chair of neurobiology; and Kevin Reed, vice chancellor for legal affairs, were quoted. “One Animal Researcher Refuses to Hide”

Jan 26, 2011

Dr. Alcino Silva, professor of neurobiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute, commented Jan. 26 in Science on a new study identifying a naturally occurring hormone that boosts memory retention in animals.