Picower staff member wins Gruber research award
November 15, 2010
Nerve-cell regeneration quest is fast tracked
October 12, 2010Microchip technology rapidly identifies compounds for regrowing nerves, in live animals.
Malik named 2011 Miles and Eleanor Shore Fellow by CIMIT
August 13, 2010
Proteins linked to longevity also linked to Alzheimer’s
July 27, 2010Sirtuins appear to control production of the devastating protein fragments that form plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
Protein linked to aging may boost memory and learning ability
July 14, 2010Discovery could lead to new drugs to fight Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases.
Postdoc awarded Otto Hahn medal of the Max Planck Society
July 13, 2010Honored for thesis on neural correlates of visual illusions
Earl Miller wins MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health
June 7, 2010National Institute of Mental Health
New technique offers a more detailed view of brain activity
March 1, 2010‘Cleverly designed' MRI sensors detect dopamine, offering a high-resolution look at what’s happening inside the brain.
McGovern Institute honors pioneers in neurogenetics
February 12, 2010The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT announced today that Lily Jan and Yuh-Nung Jan will be the joint winners of the 2010 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience.
Silencing the brain with light
January 7, 2010MIT neuroengineers find a new way to quickly and reversibly shut off neurons with multiple colors of light, which could lead to new treatments for epilepsy and chronic pain.