Discovered: The Oncogene That Causes Glioblastoma

July 16, 2020 The oncogene (a cancer-causing gene) could be glioblastoma's "Achilles' heel" because the tumor cells need it to survive.

Treating Babies Suffering Seizures Gave This Doc a Special Mission

November 19, 2019 Dr. Jennifer Burnsed is seeking to understand how the seizures affect the brain, and why they can lead to behavioral and learning problems years down the line.

MS Discovery Unmasks ‘Bystander’ Cells as Perpetrators

November 1, 2019 A certain cell type scientists have largely ignored in multiple sclerosis is actually a key driver of the disease, we discovered.

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.