Researchers restore neural connections in zebra fish

Precise control over neuron growth paves the way for repairing injuries, including those to the spinal cord, and improving brain models.

Jessica Lau • harvard
June 8, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: science-technology engineering basic-research paola-arlotta spinal-cord-injury axon developmental-cell growth-cone leonard-zon-lab neuron-growth

New 3D mini brain models accelerate neuroscience research

Research led by scientists at Harvard and the Broad Institute has optimized the process of making human brain “organoids” — miniature 3D organ models — so they consistently follow growth patterns observed in the developing human brain.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
June 5, 2019 ~8 min

Tags:  science-technology  crispr  brain  neuroscience  basic-research  organoids  paola-arlotta  aviv-regev  broad-insitute  doug-melton  reproducibility  silvia-velasco  single-cell-sequencing  steven-hyman  yoshiki-sasai

Broad Institute researchers develop 3D mini brain models

Research led by scientists at Harvard and the Broad Institute has optimized the process of making human brain “organoids” — miniature 3D organ models — so they consistently follow growth patterns observed in the developing human brain.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
June 5, 2019 ~8 min

Tags:  science-technology  crispr  brain  neuroscience  basic-research  paola-arlotta  aviv-regev  doug-melton  reproducibility  silvia-velasco  single-cell-sequencing  steven-hyman  yoshiki-sasai  organic

Harvard neuroscientist Paola Arlotta sees disease-fighting potential in brain organoids

Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology Paola Arlotta is seeking to develop a new tool to understanding brain function and dysfunction: self-generating brain organoids.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Dec. 11, 2018 ~12 min

Tags:  stem-cells  brain  autism  health-medicine  alvin-powell  brain-science  giorgia-quadrato  jeff-lichtman  neurobiology  organoids  paola-arlotta

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