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
A side by side comparison shows blue cells amid wisps of light green sandman
April 30, 2019
Study reveals how glial cells may play key epilepsy role
An outline of the top view of a head shows the brain filled in with colors corresponding to theta rhythm strength
April 4, 2019
Deep stimulation improves cognitive control by augmenting brain rhythms
Two mouse brains are shown side by side with white dots marking amyloid protein
March 14, 2019
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

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

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

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

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

Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms

March 14, 2019
Research findings
Noninvasive treatment can improve Alzheimer’s symptoms such as memory loss and amyloid plaque buildup in mice.

Blending big data and benchtop biology, Tsai and Kellis labs tackle brain diseases

February 21, 2019
News Feature
With new grants, collaboration will take on new questions of dementia

New faculty member studies immune system effect on the brain

February 20, 2019
Picower People
Gloria Choi's research has connected maternal infection with neurodevelopmental disorders