A few neurons flash bright green before a duller greenish background of brain tissue
July 10, 2019
New algorithm finds neural spikes in flashing lights
Kwanghun Chung stands before a curtain and a monitor as he addresses an unseen audience
July 3, 2019
Kwanghun Chung wins PECASE
A woman holds a model brain in front of her torso
July 1, 2019
Neuroscientists look to the body to better understand the brain
Three mouse brains in a row. White outlines show ventricles, or dark open spaces within
May 7, 2019
Why visual stimulation may work against Alzheimer’s
An array of six images shows that oligodendrocytes high in amyloid also express more of two proteins
May 1, 2019
A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain

New algorithm finds neural spikes in flashing lights

July 10, 2019
Research findings
‘GDspike’ a new option for estimating neural activity from calcium fluorescence

Kwanghun Chung wins PECASE

July 3, 2019
Picower People
White House award is highest in nation for young scientists

Neuroscientists look to the body to better understand the brain

July 1, 2019
News Feature
Studies yield new insights into behavior, development, anesthesia

MIT Alum's six newly installed paintings seek to investigate, inspire

May 14, 2019
Science and the Arts
Todd Siler 'A.R.T.strings' series donated to Picower Institute by D.A. Duke

Why visual stimulation may work against Alzheimer’s

May 7, 2019
Research Findings
New findings help explain the surprising discovery that exposure to flickering light reduces amyloid plaques in mice

A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain

May 1, 2019
Research findings
Analysis of genes altered by the disease could provide targets for new treatments

Five Picower students honored as ‘Graduate Women of Excellence’

May 1, 2019
Picower People
Designation recognizes community leadership, service

Study reveals how glial cells may play key epilepsy role

April 30, 2019
Research findings
Mutation in disease model flies undermines maintenance of key ion balance

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research

April 30, 2019
New Research
Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior

Deep stimulation improves cognitive control by augmenting brain rhythms

April 4, 2019
Research Findings
Finding could improve development of personalized psychiatric treatments

Alana gift to MIT launches Down syndrome research center, technology program for disabilities

March 20, 2019
New Research Center
Foundation’s $28.6 million gift will fund science, innovation, education to advance understanding, ability, inclusion.

"What do I most like to tell people about the brain?"

March 17, 2019
Brain Awareness Week 2019
Picower researchers mark Brain Awareness Week 2019

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