IN THE NEWS – CLIFFORD WOOLF
A group of researchers led by Clifford Woolf have created "pain in a dish" by converting skin cells into sensitive neurons.
Hear Dr. Woolf discuss "Pain in a dish" on The Naked Scientist. December, 2014
Boston Children’s Hospital presents: The F.M. Kirby Symposium, Neurobiology of Neural Diseases
Thursday, October 17, 2013
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
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IN THE NEWS – MUSTAFA SAHIN
Mustafa Sahin’s work on Tuberous Sclerosis was recognized in the New York Times and the Boston Globe
Autism’s Unexpected Link to Cancer Genes 8/11/13
A drug to treat autism? 9/2/13
BETH STEVENS HONORED BY PRESIDENT OBAMA
BETH STEVENS RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL EARLY CAREER AWARD FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS (PECASE)
Dr. Stevens was one of 96 researchers to receive the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Click here for the White House Press Release (7/23/2012).
Read the White House blog and hear Dr. Stevens and her fellow awardees talk about their work.
Check out the profile of Beth Stevens in the Brockton Enterprise.
Visit the Stevens lab website.
IN THE NEWS - GABRIEL CORFAS
The Boston Globe and CBS news reported on new research from the lab of Gabriel Corfas, PhD, which has found that mice raised in isolation not only behave differently, but they have thinner insulation around brain cells in a key region of the brain.
Read the Boston Globe Article 9/22/12
» Read the Wired article 9/13/12
IN THE NEWS - LARRY BENOWITZ
Scientists restore basic vision in mice
by Meghan Weber | Boston Children's Hospital | featured in Harvard Gazette 5/22/12
Larry Benowitz and colleagues at Boston Children’s Hospital showed that a three-pronged intervention can restore some elements of vision in mice blinded by severe optic nerve damage: depth perception, optomotor response, and synchronized circadian activity.
IN THE NEWS - JEFFREY HOLT
Ear researchers think like engineers
By Carolyn Y. Johnson | Boston Globe | 10/24/11
Collaborations between Harvard Medical scientists and Swiss researchers will bring together engineers and neuroscientists to tackle a range of sensory and motor problems.