A common brain pathway for anxiety and social behavior
January 15, 2014MIT neuroscientist Kay Tye finds a discrete brain circuit that controls social interaction, which is impaired in many brain disorders.
Ed Boyden shares Gabbay Award with optogenetics researchers
April 22, 2013
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
Tiny tools help advance medical discoveries
January 8, 2013MIT researchers are designing tools to analyze cells at the microscale.
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Boyden named inaugural recipient of IET’s Harvey Engineering Research Prize
January 6, 2012Honored for his pioneering research contributions to the field of optogenetics, in which neurons are genetically modified to respond to light.