A new computational approach for analyzing complex datasets shows that as disease progresses, neurons and astrocytes lose the ability to maintain homeostasis.
yesterday • ~6 min
Opioid receptor MOR1 changes discovered in neurodegenerative disease model.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
Unique survey of gene expression by cell type in humans and mice reveals several deficits affecting the most vulnerable neurons.
July 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior.
April 30, 2019 • ~11 min
Yeast protein could offer clues to how Alzheimer’s plaques form in the brain.
Sept. 24, 2015 • ~5 min
Newly tenured biological engineer Ernest Fraenkel goes where the numbers lead.
Jan. 27, 2015 • ~6 min