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!
VOTE! Brain Discovery Fighting It Out in STAT Bracket Contest
An Explanation for Brain Cell Death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
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’
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 develop new and better treatments for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's,…
Making Medicines Without Side Effects
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 technique is built on their discovery that the same molecule…