VOTE! Brain Discovery Fighting It Out in STAT Bracket Contest

March 4, 2019

UPDATE: The University of Michigan came out on top with a potential treatment for tinnitus. Congrats to them and to the Kipnis team for a great performance!

 

STAT, a major health news site, is running a bracket competition to… 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.

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