UCI MIND faculty members, Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD
and Marcelo A. Wood, PhD
are named among nine UCI researchers as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Baram, the Danette Shepard Chair of Neurological Science and Director of the Conte Center at UCI, is recognized for her distinguished contributions to the understanding of childhood and febrile seizures as well as early life adversity on brain development and their enduring consequences. Dr. Wood, Professor and Chair of Neurobiology & Behavior, is recognized for his distinguished teaching and contributions to the field of memory and addiction, particularly the study of mechanisms underlying neuronal function. With this new cohort, UCI now has 176 AAAS fellows. UCI MIND congratulates Drs. Baram and Wood and all the fellows for this outstanding achievement.