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Daniela Kaufer

Professor of Integrative Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute.

Daniela Kaufer seeks to determine the basis of human mental health problems, including post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, looking for new ways to treat and prevent them.

She mediates between the disciplines of psychology, physiology and molecular neuroscience. Research in the Kaufer lab focuses on the events that underlie the plasticity of the brain in the face of stress and neurological insults throughout life, with a particular focus on plasticity involving adult neural stem cells and across the glia-neurovascular unit. Specifically, a major project aims at studying the effects of early life stress on creating vulnerability to mental disease throughout life, with a focus on regulation and functional relevance of adult hippocampal stem cells.

Visit website: https://vcresearch.berkeley.edu/faculty/daniela-kaufer

See also: Academia University of California, Berkeley - Public land-grant research university

Daniela Kaufer is also referenced in the following:

Healthy Ageing (Virtual Conference)

25-May-2022 to 27-May-2022

Virtual conference by Wellcome Connecting Science with Judith Campisi as a keynote speaker

Daniela Kaufer News

Chemicals identified to reverse mental decline

BBC - 14-Feb-2019

Mental capacity not lost - just masked by inflammation

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