New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor.
Focused laser beam could help scientists map connections among neurons that underlie behavior.
Existence of “silent engrams” suggests that existing models of memory formation should be revised.
CRISPR pioneer named to inaugural chair created by Patricia and James Poitras '63, founders of MIT’s Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research.
Picower Institute director awarded for her research on brain development, neurological disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Picower Neuroscientist recognized for her work on emotional circuitry of the brain.
Biocompatible fibers could use light to stimulate cells or sense signs of disease.
Cells in the hippocampus store memories of acquaintances, a new study reports.
New chip could help test drugs for ALS, other neuromuscular disorders.
Neuroscientist recognized by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation for project on neural circuits for anxiety control.