Medicine + Health

  • Professor Frederic Gibou’s lab creates the first large-scale simulation of cells’ response to electrical pulses
  • Periodic catastrophes are key to explaining incongruences in population growth over human evolutionary history
  • Two undergraduates in the College of Creative Studies earn Goldwater Fellowships
  • A ‘druggable’ mechanism of tau protein pathology could lead to new treatment for dementia
  • Neuroscientist Karen Szumlinski uncovers an unlikely ‘brake’ mechanism that helps to modulate overdrinking
  • Another early-onset Alzheimer’s gene mutation is found in a Colombian family, and is traced back to Africa