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.

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!

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.

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.