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

The Switch That Could Shut Down Inflammation – Even in the Brain

February 26, 2018

Our Bimal Desai, PhD, has discovered an electrical switch within a certain type of immune cell that could let us treat inflammatory diseases including inflammation of the brain, as seen in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s, for the first time.

What… Read More

The Biggest Scientific Discoveries in Every State

July 10, 2017

Business Insider weighs in. You may have heard mention of the one from Virginia. Another nice recognition for great work from our Dr. Kipnis. Read More

2016 was a Big Year for the Brain

January 3, 2017

National Public Radio has done a roundup of 2016’s major discoveries about the brain. You’ll see the School of Medicine’s Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, featured up high. And for good reason. His work is really forcing science to rethink… Read More