Check out this news article about TCNLab collaborator Miguel Skirzewski and MouseTRAP research!
“Using strawberry milkshakes, mouse models of disease, cutting-edge fibre optic technology and touchscreens, researchers at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have gained a better understanding of our brain’s reward networks. And in doing so, they are paving the way to new treatments for addiction and neuropsychiatric disease, such as schizophrenia, depression and Parkinson’s disease.
“Our brains have reward systems: interconnected networks of brain cells that motivate us to seek the rewards that are basic to our survival, such as sex, food, drink, and social interactions,” said Miguel Skirzewski, lead author on a new study that recently appeared in Nature Communications.”
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