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  • if with the flip of a switch a frightening recollection could lose its nightmarish feeling or a pleasurable Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Mice May Light the Way to Treating PTSD Someone who has been mugged in a dark alley will likely never want to return there having associated that location with a fear of being attacked But neuroscientists working with mice say Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Swap Bad Memories for Good at the Flick of a Switch Memory is a fickle beast A bad experience can turn a once loved coffee shop or holiday destination into a place to be avoided Now experiments in mice have shown how such associations can be Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In News Posted August 27 2014 Using Light Technique Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice Memories and the feelings associated with them are not set in stone You may have happy memories about your family s annual ski vacation but if you see a tragic accident on the slopes those Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Tricking Memory in Lab Animals Stokes Hope for Ptsd The frailty of remembrance might have an upside When a memory is recalled two research teams reported on Wednesday it can be erased or rewired so that a painful recollection is physically Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Scientists Experiment With Reworking Memory in Mice Testing Rewires Circuits of Brain Changes Bad Memories to Good In experiments on mice scientists rewired the circuits of the brain and changed the animals bad memories into good ones Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Scientists Switch Good and Bad Memories in Mice For every memory there s more than just a place time and event There s also an emotional context But what if you could swap out the feelings of fear associated with a traumatic Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tonegawa Lab News Posted August 27 2014 Scientists Turn Bad Memories Into Good Inside the Brains of Mice Remember that horrible date you went on a few years ago The one where you knocked over a candle and doused the flaming tablecloth and your date with a bottle of Bordeaux Horrible But now the Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tye Lab News Posted August 20 2014 Identifying How the Connections Between Regions of the Brain Contribute to Anxiety Neuroscience has often focused on dividing the brain into regions pinpointing which individual neurons are responsible for specific functions Kay Tye s vision of the brain is defined less by Read More 0 By Joshua

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  • hold in mind a sentence you have just read or a phone number you re about to dial you re engaging a critical brain system known as working memory For the past several decades Read More 2 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Lab News News Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted March 16 2016 Lost memories can be found In the early stages of Alzheimer s disease patients are often unable to remember recent experiences However a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain Read More Load More News Topics Media Mentions Press Releases Neuroscience News Picower e Newsletter Publications Featured News Lab News Bear Lab News Brown Lab News Chung Lab News Flavell Lab News Heiman Lab News Littleton Lab News Miller Lab News Nedivi Lab News Sur Lab News Tonegawa Lab News Tsai Lab News Tye Lab News Wilson Lab News Xu Lab News Publications Bear Lab Publications Brown Lab Publications Chung Lab Publications Flavell Lab Publications Heiman Lab Publications Littleton Lab Publications Miller Lab Publications Nedivi Lab Publications Sur Lab Publications Tonegawa Lab Publications Tsai Lab Publications Tye Lab Publications Wilson Lab Publications Xu Lab Publications Events Colloquia Picower

    Original URL path: https://picower.mit.edu/cms/tag/picower-institute/ (2016-04-25)
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  • an immutable property of cortical cells but a consequence of more complex network dynamics The two major types of neuron in the brain s cerebral cortex Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted October 27 2014 Xu Liu and Steve Ramirez win 2014 American Ingenuity Award The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory congratulates postdoctoral associate Xu Liu and graduate student Steve Ramirez both members of Susumu Tonegawa s Picower lab who recently received Read More 2 By Joshua Sarinana In Bear Lab News Press Releases Posted September 25 2014 Using Science for Service Sofia Essayan Perez is inspired by those around her to teach in Nicaragua conduct neuroscience research MIT senior Sofia Essayan Perez majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In News Posted August 27 2014 Neuroscientists Reverse Memories Emotional Associations MIT study also identifies the brain circuit that links feelings to memories Most memories have some kind of emotion associated with them Recalling the week you just spent at the beach probably Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted July 25 2013 Neuroscientists Plant False Memories in The Brain MIT study also pinpoints where the brain stores memory traces both false and authentic The phenomenon of false memory has been well documented In many court cases defendants have been found Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Miller Lab News Press Releases Posted May 19 2013 Complex Brain Function Depends on Flexibility Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain s computational power study finds Over the past few decades neuroscientists have made much progress in mapping the brain by deciphering the Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Littleton Lab News Press Releases Posted January 15 2013 Study Finds a New Culprit for Epileptic Seizures Discovery that some seizures arise in glial cells could offer new targets for epilepsy treatment Epileptic seizures occur when neurons in the brain become excessively active However a new Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Littleton Lab News Press Releases Posted January 2 2013 New Insights into How Brain Synapses Transmit Information Two essential proteins regulate the molecular machinery that controls neuronal communication and the release of signals between neurons Throughout the animal kingdom cells encapsulate molecules Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Miller Lab News Press Releases Posted November 21 2012 Brain Waves Encode Rules for Behavior Fluctuations in electrical activity may also allow the brain to form thoughts and memories One of the biggest puzzles in neuroscience is how our brains encode thoughts such as perceptions and Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Sur Lab News Posted September 27 2012 How Attention Helps you Remember New study finds long overlooked cells help the brain respond to visual stimuli A new study from MIT neuroscientists sheds light on a neural circuit that makes us likelier to remember what we re Read More 0 By

    Original URL path: https://picower.mit.edu/cms/tag/research/ (2016-04-25)
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  • What it takes to get on the long road ahead The link between DNA and disease is by now obvious But it s also obscure A zillion moving parts go into disorders like cancer and Alzheimer s disease and only a comparative few are known for Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tsai Lab News Posted February 16 2015 Epigenomics of Alzheimer s Disease Progression Study of epigenomic modifications reveals immune basis of Alzheimer s disease Our susceptibility to disease depends both on the genes that we inherit from our parents and on our lifetime Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Lab News Media Mentions News Tsai Lab News Posted February 15 2015 Catalog of DNA modifications produces surprises A series of fine tuned maps of DNA packaging in human cells reveal dynamic new views of how the genome s instructions are carried out to build a person The maps also offer surprising insights Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tsai Lab News Posted April 10 2014 Limiting a Certain Protein in the Brain Reverses Alzheimer s Symptoms in Mice Researchers found that the overproduction of the protein known as p25 may be the culprit behind the sticky protein fragment clusters that build up in the brains of Alzheimer s patients The Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tsai Lab News Posted March 19 2014 Protein May Hold the Key to Who Gets Alzheimer s It is one of the big scientific mysteries of Alzheimer s disease Why do some people whose brains accumulate the plaques and tangles so strongly associated with Alzheimer s not develop the Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tsai Lab News Posted January 16 2014 MIT Researchers Find a Drug That Helps Erase Traumatic Memories in Mice For years neuroscientist Li Huei Tsai has been unraveling the brain circuits that underlie memory searching for approaches that might be helpful in treating Alzheimer s disease In 2007 the Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Sur Lab News Posted September 27 2012 How Attention Helps you Remember New study finds long overlooked cells help the brain respond to visual stimuli A new study from MIT neuroscientists sheds light on a neural circuit that makes us likelier to remember what we re Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tsai Lab News Posted March 1 2012 Reversing Alzheimer s Gene blockade Can Restore Memory other Cognitive Functions Neuroscientists show that HDAC2 enzyme could be a good target for new drugs MIT neuroscientists have shown that an enzyme overproduced in the brains of Alzheimer s patients creates a blockade Read More 1 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Media Mentions Tsai Lab News Posted October 18 2011 Alzheimer s Research Seeks Earlier Detection In the last decade scientists have launched several large scale clinical trials for what were considered promising new drugs to treat Alzheimer

    Original URL path: https://picower.mit.edu/cms/tag/alzheimers/ (2016-04-25)
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  • Home Tag Alzheimer s disease 2 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Lab News News Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted March 16 2016 Lost memories can be found In the early stages of Alzheimer s disease patients are often unable to remember recent experiences However a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain Read More Load More News Topics Media Mentions Press Releases Neuroscience News Picower e Newsletter Publications Featured News Lab News Bear Lab News Brown Lab News Chung Lab News Flavell Lab News Heiman Lab News Littleton Lab News Miller Lab News Nedivi Lab News Sur Lab News Tonegawa Lab News Tsai Lab News Tye Lab News Wilson Lab News Xu Lab News Publications Bear Lab Publications Brown Lab Publications Chung Lab Publications Flavell Lab Publications Heiman Lab Publications Littleton Lab Publications Miller Lab Publications Nedivi Lab Publications Sur Lab Publications Tonegawa Lab Publications Tsai Lab Publications Tye Lab Publications Wilson Lab Publications Xu Lab Publications Events Colloquia Picower Lectures Special Seminars Symposia Picower Retreats Plastic Lunches Press Inquiries Najat Kessler Communications Administrator Email najatk mit edu Phone 617 452 2485 The Picower Institute Director s Message Leadership History and

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  • stages of Alzheimer s disease patients are often unable to remember recent experiences However a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Lab News Media Mentions News Tonegawa Lab News Posted June 15 2015 Lost memories aren t gone forever they are just inaccessible Amnesia remains a controversial subject in the field of neuroscience with majority of the researchers arguing that it occurs when cells are damaged and memory cannot be stored while others Read More Load More News Topics Media Mentions Press Releases Neuroscience News Picower e Newsletter Publications Featured News Lab News Bear Lab News Brown Lab News Chung Lab News Flavell Lab News Heiman Lab News Littleton Lab News Miller Lab News Nedivi Lab News Sur Lab News Tonegawa Lab News Tsai Lab News Tye Lab News Wilson Lab News Xu Lab News Publications Bear Lab Publications Brown Lab Publications Chung Lab Publications Flavell Lab Publications Heiman Lab Publications Littleton Lab Publications Miller Lab Publications Nedivi Lab Publications Sur Lab Publications Tonegawa Lab Publications Tsai Lab Publications Tye Lab Publications Wilson Lab Publications Xu Lab Publications Events Colloquia Picower Lectures Special

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  • Home Tag Dheeraj Roy 2 By Joshua Sarinana In Featured News Lab News News Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted March 16 2016 Lost memories can be found In the early stages of Alzheimer s disease patients are often unable to remember recent experiences However a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain Read More Load More News Topics Media Mentions Press Releases Neuroscience News Picower e Newsletter Publications Featured News Lab News Bear Lab News Brown Lab News Chung Lab News Flavell Lab News Heiman Lab News Littleton Lab News Miller Lab News Nedivi Lab News Sur Lab News Tonegawa Lab News Tsai Lab News Tye Lab News Wilson Lab News Xu Lab News Publications Bear Lab Publications Brown Lab Publications Chung Lab Publications Flavell Lab Publications Heiman Lab Publications Littleton Lab Publications Miller Lab Publications Nedivi Lab Publications Sur Lab Publications Tonegawa Lab Publications Tsai Lab Publications Tye Lab Publications Wilson Lab Publications Xu Lab Publications Events Colloquia Picower Lectures Special Seminars Symposia Picower Retreats Plastic Lunches Press Inquiries Najat Kessler Communications Administrator Email najatk mit edu Phone 617 452 2485 The Picower Institute Director s Message Leadership History and Mission

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  • In the early stages of Alzheimer s disease patients are often unable to remember recent experiences However a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain Read More 0 By Joshua Sarinana In Press Releases Tonegawa Lab News Posted July 25 2013 Neuroscientists Plant False Memories in The Brain MIT study also pinpoints where the brain stores memory traces both false and authentic The phenomenon of false memory has been well documented In many court cases defendants have been found Read More Load More News Topics Media Mentions Press Releases Neuroscience News Picower e Newsletter Publications Featured News Lab News Bear Lab News Brown Lab News Chung Lab News Flavell Lab News Heiman Lab News Littleton Lab News Miller Lab News Nedivi Lab News Sur Lab News Tonegawa Lab News Tsai Lab News Tye Lab News Wilson Lab News Xu Lab News Publications Bear Lab Publications Brown Lab Publications Chung Lab Publications Flavell Lab Publications Heiman Lab Publications Littleton Lab Publications Miller Lab Publications Nedivi Lab Publications Sur Lab Publications Tonegawa Lab Publications Tsai Lab Publications Tye Lab Publications Wilson Lab Publications Xu Lab Publications Events Colloquia Picower Lectures Special Seminars Symposia Picower Retreats

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