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Changes in brain structure in MeCP2 mutant mice and the effects of IGF-1 treatment

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"No longer junk: Role of long noncoding RNAs in autism risk" SFARI News, March 4, 2014.

"How attention helps you remember: New study finds long-overlooked cells help the brain respond to visual stimuli." MITnews, September 27, 2012.

"Simple mathematical computations underlie brain circuits: Discovery of how some neurons inhibit others could shed light on autism, other neurological disorders." MITnews, August 9, 2012.

"The Inner Workings Of Autism," Chemical & Engineering News, March 5, 2012.

"Mriganka Sur Reveals the Mysteries of The Brain," Forbes India, February 24, 2012.

"New MIT center to fund autism research: Grants to focus on experimental ideas," Boston Globe, December 14, 2011.

"Two MIT scientists elected to the Institute of Medicine; Sur, Tsai among the 65 new members," MITnews, October 18, 2011.

"Picower: Development of the brainís visual cortex depends on experience with light," MIT media relations, September 7, 2011.

"Interneurons Are Not All Created Equally: Some Classes of Interneurons May Underlie Distinct Brain Disorders," Science Daily, September 28, 2010.

"Mriganka Sur: A New Look into the Brain," Forbes India, May 25, 2010.

"A change of mind: One protein appears to control neuronsí ability to react to new experiences, MIT scientists show.," MITNews, March 24, 2010.