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Big potential of 'mini-brains'
Published Feb 12, 2016 Video
Human-derived structures could allow for better research, reduce animal testing / School of Public Health
In memoriam
'Inventor' of neurovirology
Published Nov 25, 2015
Richard T. Johnson, School of Medicine faculty member for nearly three decades, dies at 84
Highway congestion
Clogs linked to ALS, dementia
Published Sept 23, 2015
Hopkins scientists successfully clear jammed cellular highways in lab tests using molecular therapy / Hopkins Medicine
Seizure stopper?
Published June 22, 2015
Amino acid that inhibits, interrupts convulsions in mice in study could pave way for new epilepsy treatments / Hopkins Medicine
Spoiler Alert
Brain myth busted
Published July 24, 2014
With apologies to Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' title character, using your whole brain isn't a superpower—we all do it
Inside the Brain Science Institute
Published Spring 2014
Brain Science Institute researchers seek to understand the most fundamental questions about what goes on in our heads. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The eyes have it
Impulsiveness indicators
Published Jan 23, 2014
For signs of impulsive decision making, look into the eyes, researchers say / Hopkins Medicine
Retinal combat
Published Winter 2013
During the early stages of development, a death match takes place in your eyes. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Brain teasers
A lot to learn about learning
Published Fall 2013
Researchers from across the university have banded together to understand how our brains learn. What does that mean? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Life after radiation
Published Sept 2013
Research suggests brain can generate new cells able to replace injured cells, potentially restore lost function after radiation / Gazette