Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA

‘People may see their behavior as excessive or disproportionate, but they still have a hard time controlling it,’ says Emanuel Maidenberg, a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA Health

By uclahealth • October 19, 2021
"Autism does not discriminate and occurs at equal rates across all ethnic groups," says Amanda Gulsrud, Ph.D, a clinical director at UCLA’s Jane and Terry Semel Institute's Center for Autism Research & Treatment. Dr. Gulsrud adds, "We know that communities of [...]
By uclahealth • January 22, 2019
It’s no secret that our memory worsens as we grow older. Now a new UCLA study conducted in mice reveals how aging weakens the brain’s ability [...]
By Elaine Schmidt • June 3, 2016
There is no known cure for autism. Instead, the hope of a cure is often replaced by the reality of what can be done—therapies and interventions that help manage autism’s varied symptoms and associated behaviors. But what if there were medications that could reduce or even eliminate the “core [...]
By uclahealth • April 13, 2016