The Martinos Center's Jacob Hooker is now serving as an Associate Editor for ACS Chemical Neuroscience. The journal spotlights chemical, quantitative biological, biophysical and bioengineering approaches to the understanding of the nervous system and to the development of novel treatments for neurological disorders.
Martinos Center News
Martinos Center researcher David Boas will helm a new journal to be launched by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in 2014.
The Martinos Center's Anna Devor and colleagues have outlined a collective vision for what we can achieve through the NIH BRAIN Initiative.
CorticoMetrics LLC has been awarded a Phase I STTR grant by the NIH. The aim of the grant is to develop and evaluate software used for the detection of focal cortical dysplasias, a source of epileptic seizures.
The Martinos Center's Dylan Tisdall has received an NIH K99 award. The award is designed to help young investigators transition from the mentored to the independent phase of their career.
Martinos Center researcher Suzanne Corkin will be presenting on her book Permanent Present Tense at the 2013 Southern Festival of Books. The book explores the life of - and her work with - amnesiac patient H.M., often described as "the most famous brain in the world" as the decades of psychological tests and brain scans he underwent helped to shape our understandings of how memory works.
A Nature Medicine study by the Martinos Center's Kyrre Emblem and colleagues has garnered quite a bit of attention lately. Features about the work have appeared in NIH Research Matters, Nature Med podcasts (September issue), Aunt Minnie, AACR Cancer Discovery highlights, Voices Against Brain Cancer, The ASCO post and more.
A paper by Michael VanElzakker - a hypothesis of chronic fatigue syndrome - has been getting press.
Alok Jha of the Observer recently spoke with Martinos Center researcher Van Wedeen about his work with the connectome. Read what he had to say in "My life as a guinea pig for science."