Brain and Cognitive Sciences
MIT researchers pinpoint mechanism and demonstrate that drugs could help.
Knocking out the immune cytokine IL-6 exacerbates symptoms in HD model mice, affects neural connection genes.
UROP students explore applications in robotics, health care, language understanding, and nuclear engineering.
Drug compound, tested in mice, could be effective in treating the leading heritable cause of intellectual disability and autism.
Multi-institutional MassCPR initiative announces more than $16.5 million to support 62 Boston-area projects.
Reactivating an enzyme that promotes DNA repair can help to reverse age-related cognitive decline in mice.
The protein Synaptotagmin 7 limits supply of neurotransmitter-containing vesicles for release at synapses.
New CRISPR-based research tool delivers results in an hour; researchers share protocol and kits to advance research and move toward clinical validation.
Picower Institute researchers are embarking on experiments to learn the mechanisms by which coronavirus might affect mental health.