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Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

Newly Discovered Brain Region Function: Cerebellum Influences Addictive & Social Behavior

A study published in Science, led by Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., proves that the cerebellum helps control addictive and social behavior.  watch video >

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Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Vern Schramm, Ph.D.: Enzymologist Extraordinaire

Enzyme transition states exist for only a millionth of a billionth of a second and Dr. Schramm’s research on them has led to new drugs to combat cancer and other diseases.  read article >

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Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

Chinazo Cunningham, M.D., and Joan Berman, Ph.D. presented their work on buprenorphine at the Third Annual Presidential Lecture.  read article >

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Targeting TB Persistence

Targeting TB Persistence

Tuberculosis (TB) is notoriously difficult to eradicate, in large part because infections caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) enter into a persistent state. In a study published online on September 16 in Nature Communications, Michael Berney, Ph.D., along with William R. … read more >

Minimizing Heart-Failure Damage

Minimizing Heart-Failure Damage

The death of heart-muscle tissue caused by heart attacks all too often leads to heart failure. The heart’s fibroblasts synthesize extracellular matrix (ECM) that provides structural support for the heart and its cells. But heart failure triggers fibroblasts to deposit large amounts … read more >

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