Marta Silva,  —

Marta Silva is a Molecular and Cellular Biologist, with research experience in the field of organic chemistry. After completing her bachelors degree, Marta earned a Masters in Biotechnology and she was a member of the Portuguese research institute of nano and microtechnology, INESC-MN.

Articles by Marta Silva

Creation of Habits Occurs Through Reward-Seeking Mechanisms Within Neurons: Implications For Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination, cognitive reduction and behavioral symptoms. Now, a recent study from MIT researchers entitled “Habit Learning by Naive Macaques Is Marked by Response Sharpening of Striatal Neurons Representing the Cost and Outcome of Acquired Action…