Doctors at the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center


October 12, 2014

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer's Research
The New York Times

August 20, 2014
'Sleep switch' neurons diminish with age and Alzheimer's disease
Harvard Medical School News

August 7, 2014
Harvard researchers may have found clue to how ALS works
Harvard Medical School News

August 6, 2014
Low Vitamin D level could double Alzheimer's risk, study finds
CBS News

July 13, 2014
HNDC Member Reisa Sperling is mentioned.
Alzheimer's researchers hunt for new tools to identify disease's onset
The Washington Post

June 10, 2014
Unlocking the Brain: Are We Entering a Golden Age of Neuroscience?

June 10, 2014
Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer's
The Washington Post

June 4, 2014

Tracy Young-Pearse -- 2011 HNDC Pilot Program Awardee -- wins award
The Boston Globe

May 27, 2014

Mass. General scientists will build brain implants
The Boston Globe

April 18, 2014

Turning science on its head
Harvard gazette

April 16, 2014
My Father's Strength
The New York Times

April 3, 2014
New hope for treating ALS.
Funded in part by the HNDC
Harvard gazette  

March 19th, 2014
Alzheimer's Diagnosis Expanding to Catch Early Warning Signs
Harvard Medical School News

March 19th, 2014
Protein May Hold the Key to Who Gets Alzheimer's
Harvard Medical School News

March 7th, 2014
Researcher receives $8m to expand Alzheimer's study
The Boston Globe

February 20th, 2014
Slowing Huntington's Disease
Nutritional supplement delays onset of neurodegenerative symptoms
Harvard Medical School News


October 22nd, 2014

Funding Opportunity
The Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Center are pleased to announce an RFA for the
2015 Neurodegenerative Diseases Pilot Projects Grants Program
Applications are due December 10th, 2014. For details, click here.

October 2014
2014 NeuroBehavior Laboratory Pilot Project Awardees Announced!

For details click here.

October 28th, 2014
HMS Core Facilities Poster Session
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 2nd Floor Lounge
This event will help build awareness of the many resources and services available to researchers at HMS.
For details, click here.

October 29th, 2014  
Please join the Pain Research Forum for an upcoming webinar.
Webinar: The Use of Animal Models of Pain in Drug Discovery: Considerations and Challenges
For details, click here

October 29th, 2014
Translational Neuroscience Center Inaugural Symposium 
For details, click here

November 12th, 2014
2014 Lefler Symposium
"What do astrocytes do?"
Ben A. Barres, MD, PhD (Stanford)
For details, click here.

2014-15 Academic Year
Are you interested in presenting at the Harvard NeuroDiscovery Student/Faculty Journal Club? Click here for details.

June 2014
2014 Pilot Grant Awardees Announced!
Click here for details.

Spring 2014

Who can make use of Harvard NeuroDiscovery Programs and how to access the programs? Please click here for our new, more inclusive policies.


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