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

One of 2018’s Most Promising Medical Advances

January 12, 2019

Another wonderful recognition of Jonathan Kipnis’ latest work: The National Institutes of Health has named his discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease one of 2018’s most promising medical advances.

The finding from… Read More

A Pioneer Award for Truly Pioneering Research

October 3, 2018

Our Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, has made a series of amazing discoveries, starting with his identification of vessels connecting the brain and the immune system that were not supposed to exist. Now his game-changing work has received a most… Read More