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Alon Chen

Humans are exposed to stress at different intensities throughout life
01.06.2017

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute prevented the onset of eating disorders through dietary intervention

Brain tissue from genetically engineered mice
13.02.2017

A new neural mechanism is found to regulate the chronic stress response

Yizhar, Chen and Prinz
17.11.2016

A method for switching neurons on and off with light helps pinpoint anxiety neurons in the brain

Stress-coping molecule Urocortin-3 (green) and its receptor, CRFR2 (red),
19.07.2016

Weizmann Institute scientists show how a molecule in the mouse’s brain regulates social behavior

CRFR1 -- only for emergencies
26.05.2016

A stress receptor in the brain is found to regulate metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice

depression
19.06.2014

Weizmann Institute scientists “fingerprint” a culprit in depression, anxiety and other mood disorders

 

(l-r) Prof. Dr. Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute with the signed agreement
05.03.2014

The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Alon Chen will head the Lab

The movements of mice dyed in different fluorescent colors are tracked in the darkened enclosure
02.09.2013

Mice living together exhibited a social structure based on multiple-level interactions
 

Neuron cover
23.02.2012

Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.

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