Picower Director Li-Huei Tsai with her Laboratory
November 16, 2017
A Ray of Hope in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease
An abstract graphic of a brain and brain networks
October 26, 2017
Improved Social Interaction and Cognition in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorder
A hippocampal slice with green neurons representing a memory engram
October 23, 2017
MIT neuroscientists build case for new theory of memory formation
An image of green microglia
October 17, 2017
Cellular reprograming implicated in model of Alzheimer's disease
An abstract silhouette of the human brain
October 11, 2017
Brain waves reflect different types of learning

A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation

June 1, 2017
Research Findings
Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases.

Brain circuit enables split-second decisions when cues conflict

April 24, 2017
Research Findings
New findings shed light on how we quickly assess risks and rewards before acting.

Eleven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2017

April 12, 2017
Awards
Prestigious honor society announces 228 new members this year.

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation

April 6, 2017
Research Findings
New findings challenge standard model of memory consolidation.

Scientists identify brain circuit that drives pleasure-inducing behavior

March 22, 2017
Research Findings
Surprisingly, the neurons are located in a brain region thought to be linked with fear.

Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer’s

December 7, 2016
Research Findings
Noninvasive technique reduces beta amyloid plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.

Li-Huei Tsai receives Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award

December 2, 2016
Awards
Picower Institute director awarded for her research on brain development, neurological disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Four MIT faculty elected 2016 AAAS Fellows

November 21, 2016
Awards
Green, Ketterle, Nedivi, and Shrobe are among those recognized for their efforts toward advancing science.

Creating new treatments for amblyopia

November 21, 2016
Research Findings
Study finds decreasing activity in the eye can help overcome visual impairment.

Kay Tye Receives the Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award

November 15, 2016
Awards
Picower Neuroscientist recognized for her work on emotional circuitry of the brain.

Creating therapies for Alzheimer's disease by targeting neural circuits

November 9, 2016
Research Findings
Study finds a complex series of molecular, cellular, circuit and network-level changes contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's.

Earl Miller receives Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience

November 1, 2016
Awards
Neuroscientist recognized for his role in modeling brain circuitry as it gives rise to cognition.