VOTE! Brain Discovery Fighting It Out in STAT Bracket Contest

March 4, 2019

MARCH 22 UPDATE: Utah squeaked by us, but still a great showing for the Kipnis team! We appreciate everyone who voted. I’ll post the winner when all is said and done, but, in the meantime, you can continue voting… Read More

An Explanation for Brain Cell Death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 21, 2019

Now we may know why specific brain cells die in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Our Mike McConnell, who has been conducting fascinating research into schizophrenia, has determined that his research could have great relevance for conditions such as… Read More

Now We Can See Brain Cells ‘Talk’

August 31, 2018

Our J. Julius Zhu, PhD, and his colleagues have created a way for us to see brain cells called neurons “talk” with each other. Imaging these discussions will help us better understand how the brain works and let us… Read More

Making Medicines Without Side Effects

July 8, 2018

Our J. Julius Zhu, PhD, and his colleagues have found a way to create drugs without side effects. Basically, they’ve developed a lab technique that will add a whole new layer of precision to the concept of “precision medicine.”

The… Read More