The Ron Davis Laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute Florida and the Baylor College of Medicine

Recent Highlights

Scientists in the Ron Davis lab discover a new protein crucial to normal forgetting.
June 2016 -TSRI News and Views

Team to study microRNA role in memory, sleep and synapse function.
May 2016 - TSRI News and Views

A study by Dr. Ron Davis and research associates, Yunchao Gai and Ze Liu's identifies memory suppressor gene that could hold key to new Alzheimer’s disease treatments.
April 2016 - TSRI News and Views

Recent discoveries by Dr. Ron Davis and research assistant, Courtney MacMullen may provide a target for Bipolar Disorder therapies.
March 2016 - TSRI News and Views

Dr. Ron Davis and research associates, Germain Busto and Tugba Guven-Ozkan identify a memory suppressor that may play a role in autism.
February 2016 - Medical Xpress

Dr. Ron Davis is awarded $2 million to study the impact of aging and age-related disease on the inner workings of a single type of nerve cell.
December 2015 – TSRI News and Views

Dr. Ron Davis and research associates, Germain Busto and Tugba Guven-Ozkan found small RNAs play important roles in memory formation.
June 2015 - TSRI News and Views

Dr. Ron Davis and research associate, Jacob Berry paint a more complete picture of sleep and memory.
June 15, 2015 - TSRI News and Views

Dr. Ron Davis and lab find a defect responsible for memory impairment aging.
March 9, 2015 - The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Dr. Ron Davis and researchers Ying Tan, Germain Busto and Curtis Wilson pinpoint proteins vital to long-term memory.
September 12, 2013 -The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Dr. Ron Davis awarded prestigious Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award.
February 20, 2013 -The Scripps Research Institute - News Release

Dr. Ron Davis and research associate, Ms. Courtney MacMullen, identify variation in genes associated with bipolar disorder.
October 2, 2012 - Translational Psychiatry

Dr. Ron Davis speaks at the Palm Beach County Medical Society's "Future of Medicine Summit" on the genetic architecture underlying bipolar disorder.
September 28, 2012 - Palm Beach Daily News

Dr. Ron Davis and postdoctoral fellow, Isaac Cervantes-Sandoval, show positive memories linger longer.
July 9, 2012 – The Scripps Research Institute – News Release

Dr. Ron Davis and graduate student, Jacob Berry, identify neurotransmitters that lead to forgetting.
May 9, 2012 – The Scripps Research Institute – News Release
May 9, 2012 – Science Codex
May 9, 2012 – ScienceDaily

Dr. Ron Davis and postdoctoral fellow, Ayako Tanoki-Yamaguchi, discover a way to restore memory in aged animals.
April 02, 2012 – TSRI news release
April 02, 2012 – ScienceDaily
April 02, 2012 – Science Codex
April 03, 2012 – SeniorJournal.com
April 03, 2012 – sciencenewslinebiology
April 03, 2012 - News–Medical
April 04, 2012 - Daily Mail Online Science and Tech

Dr. Ron Davis speaks on memory at BallenIsles.
March 13, 2012 – TCPalm
February 29, 2012 – TSRI News Release

Dr. Ron Davis and Scripps Florida host a ceremony for Rare Disease Day, Feb 29

Sailor, equestrian Helowicz promotes awareness of neurological disorder. Click here to read this article, posted in The Shiney Sheet, Palm Beach Daily News on November 7, 2011

Dr. Ron Davis in search of memory.
May 9, 2011 – TSRI News Release

Dr. Ron Davis awarded $3 Million NIH grant to accelerate identification of learning and memory genes.
October 8, 2010 – TSRI News Release

Researchers in the Ron Davis laboratory identify new gene for memory.
September 13, 2010 – TSRI News Release

Ronald Davis joins Scripps Florida as Founding Chair of new Neuroscience Department.
October 19, 2009 –TSRI News Release