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Forbes Salutes ‘Groundbreaking’ Kipnis Work

January 4, 2019

Forbes has featured a recent discovery by our Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, in its year-end list of “Groundbreaking Research in 2018 That Furthered the Study of Alzheimer’s, Cancer and Blood Pressure.”

The article looks at important scientific discoveries funded by the… Read More

Is Juicing Good for You?

January 3, 2019

Is juicing good for you? Our Heather Ferris, MD, PhD, weighs in in this interesting article from BBC Future.

(Sorry, juice fans. The news isn’t good. While juice can still be part of a healthy diet, the lack of… Read More

FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Tremor

December 19, 2018

This just in: The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of focused ultrasound for tremor associated with Parkinson’s disease. This follows clinical trials led by our Jeff Elias, MD. A neurosurgeon, Dr. Elias previously led the… Read More

HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments

December 12, 2018

We know a good bit about how HPV (human papillomavirus) causes cancer, down to a particular protein it makes to stop healthy cells’ natural ability to prevent tumors. Scientists have tried for years to find a way to block… Read More