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Scientists Improve Neuron Imaging

NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investogator Dr. Ed Boyden of MIT Media Lab described his lab's latest neuron imaging breakthrough in Nature Methods. The research describes the...

New Hope for Aging Brains and Skeletal Muscle

2013 NYSCF – Robertson Prize winner Dr. Amy Wagers and NYSCF Scientific Advisor Dr. Lee Rubin, both of Harvard University, published on their latest breakthrough in...

Drug Reverses Deafness in Mice

Hearing loss in mammals is thought irreversible: damage wrought to ear hair cells can lead to permanent deafness. A new study in Neuron from Albert Edge...

Stop-and-go scenario

A legal battle over federal funding of human embryonic stem-cell research is discouraging researchers from entering that arena, and likely is delaying the advancement of new...

NYSCF — Robertson Stem Cell Prize

The NYSCF − Robertson Stem Cell Prize has been awarded annually since 2011 to an outstanding young stem cell scientist in recognition of significant and path...

By common consent

Nature “Engaging with the public helped US scientists build the consensus that finally overturned federal restrictions on human embryonic stem-cell research. That public outreach should not...