Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
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.
Discovering hippocampal connections responsible for episodic memory
December 18, 2013MIT neuroscientists map neural circuits involving the CA2 region of the hippocampus.
With NIH grant, Kay Tye will take on obesity
September 30, 2013The MIT professor has earned a 2013 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to further her obesity research.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.
Researchers reverse Fragile X Syndrome symptoms in adult mice
March 19, 2013Picower Institute neuroscientists use single dose of experimental drug; could prove promising for treatment of autism symptoms.
Study finds a new culprit for epileptic seizures
January 15, 2013Discovery that some seizures arise in glial cells could offer new targets for epilepsy treatment.
New insights into how brain synapses transmit information
January 2, 2013Two essential proteins regulate the molecular machinery that controls neuronal communication and the release of signals between neurons.
Belfer gift creates consortium targeting neurodegenerative diseases
October 29, 2012Collaboration unites Picower Institute at MIT with MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine.
Four from MIT named AAAS fellows
December 9, 2011