With $28.6 million gift, MIT will establish center for Down syndrome research

A teen girl with down syndrome walks through a park with friends
March 20, 2019

Flashing Lights and Sounds Improve Memory and Learning Skills in Mice

Green microglia cluster around a clump of amyloid beta protein
March 14, 2019

Faulty mitochondria may fuel features of fragile X syndrome

Picower Professor Mark Bear
March 14, 2019

General Anesthesia Causes Telltale Brain Activity Patterns

Emery Brown in an operating room setting wearing scrubs
March 1, 2019

In Alzheimer’s, Too Little REST Spurs Too Much Neurogenesis

Li-Huei Tsai smiling in her lab. There is a whiteboard in the background and a ball and stick molecule model in the foreground.
February 4, 2019

How Working Memory Allows You To Take Control Over Your Own Thoughts

Picower Professor of Neuroscience Earl K. Miller
February 1, 2019