Medicine by the Numbers Part II: The Hospital Bill
Everything unknown is magnified.” -Publius Cornelius Tacitus, senator and a historian of the
Larry Cahill, Ph.D.
Dr. Cahill is an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on neural mechanisms of memory formation for emotionally arousing events. Although in the past he has pursued this goal using both animal and human subject models, his current work focuses primarily on human subject studies. He employs neuropharmacological, neuropsychological, and brain imaging approaches in these studies. Dr. Cahill’s research suggests that activation of beta-adrenergic receptors and the amygdala in humans are critical for enhanced conscious...
Deployment Diary: Deploy, Redeploy, Repeat.
It was a simple enough question.
Dr. Bruce McEwen, Director, Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University, answers the questions, What is stress? Does stress harm the brain? and, What can we do to protect ourselves from stress?