Tool developed at MIT simultaneously measures chemical and electrical brain signals, revealing unexpectedly complex relationship between brain signals.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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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
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Tiny probes could be useful for monitoring patients with Parkinson’s and other diseases.
Sept. 12, 2018 • ~6 min
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Biological engineers identify genes that protect against protein linked to Parkinson’s disease.
Oct. 12, 2017 • ~5 min
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Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases.
June 1, 2017 • ~7 min
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Discovery of how amyloids bind metal ions sheds light on protein function.
May 29, 2017 • ~6 min
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Thin fibers could be used to deliver drugs or electrical stimulation, with less damage to the brain.
May 16, 2017 • ~4 min
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Keyboard-monitoring technique can detect motor difficulties as patients type.
Oct. 5, 2016 • ~7 min
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Researchers suspect cells in this brain circuit could also be targets of Parkinson’s disease.
Sept. 19, 2016 • ~5 min
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Over half a century at MIT, Corkin made lasting contributions to the biology of memory and cognitive disorders.
June 1, 2016 • ~3 min
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