A section of cortex with colorfully labeled layers. Layer 4 stands out in a pinkish hue
December 13, 2019
Study probing visual memory, amblyopia unveils many-layered mystery
Chinna Adaikkan gestures as he stands at his research poster explaining it to three onlookers
December 9, 2019
Scientists eager to explain brain rhythm boost’s broad impact in Alzheimer’s models
Several scientists stand before posters explaining them to onlookers
October 28, 2019
Picower scientists shine in Chicago at 'SfN'
Li-Huei Tsai speaks from the podium with a huge Neuroscience 2019 sign behind her
October 22, 2019
In Alzheimer’s research, MIT scientists reveal brain rhythm role
A wide shot of the auditorium as a speaker presents a slide to the audience
October 18, 2019
Fundamental questions find advanced answers, approaches at Fall Symposium

Study probing visual memory, amblyopia unveils many-layered mystery

December 13, 2019
Research Findings
Plasticity underlying amblyopia found in visual cortex layer 4

Scientists eager to explain brain rhythm boost’s broad impact in Alzheimer’s models

December 9, 2019
Research findings
Paper lays out new areas of investigation

Tsai elected fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 3, 2019
Picower People
Honor notes innovations in research addressing Alzheimer’s disease

Down syndrome symposium highlights potential progress at many scales

November 14, 2019
Events
The inaugural symposium of the Alana Down Syndrome Center

Picower scientists shine in Chicago at 'SfN'

October 28, 2019
News Feature
About 50 institute researchers presented talks and posters over 5 days

In Alzheimer’s research, MIT scientists reveal brain rhythm role

October 22, 2019
At 'SFN'
At Society for Neuroscience meeting, Li-Huei Tsai presents latest findings on sensory stimulation of gamma rhythm

Fundamental questions find advanced answers, approaches at Fall Symposium

October 18, 2019
Events
Experts from around the world discuss "Neural Mechanisms of Memory and Cognition"

Memory and its meaning

October 7, 2019
News Feature
25 Years of Picower Institute research

Study pinpoints Alzheimer’s plaque emergence early and deep in the brain

October 4, 2019
Research findings
Amyloid emerges early in deep regions such as the mammillary body and marches outward along specific circuits

MIT sets out to model Alzheimer’s disease complexity on a chip

October 3, 2019
New Research
Integrating patient-derived brain cell types with vasculature, computer models will yield powerful research platform

Study finds hub linking movement and motivation in the brain

September 19, 2019
Research findings
Detailed observations in the lateral septum indicate region processes movement, reward information to help direct behavior

BRAIN grant will fund new tools to study astrocytes

August 27, 2019
New Research
Sur lab will lead collaboration to create CRISPR, optogenetic innovations