In a mouse model, restoring activity of a specific forebrain region reverses social traits associated with autism.
Steven Keating SM'12, PhD '16 inspired millions with his research-driven approach to battling cancer and his advocacy for open patient health data.
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders.
Tiny, branching extensions called dendrites may be more than just passive information-carriers, study finds.
CSAIL system can mirror a user's motions and follow nonverbal commands by monitoring arm muscles.
New findings help explain the surprising discovery that exposure to flickering light reduces amyloid plaques in mice.
Mutation in disease model flies undermines maintenance of key ion balance.
Analysis of genes altered by the disease could provide targets for new treatments.
Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior.
Mouse study yields insights into the rare condition, may shed light on other neurological disorders.