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Dr. Jacqueline Burré: Winner of the BMRI Mentor of the Year Award in Neuroscience!

This award consists of $10,000 for research-related expenses at the discretion of the winner. Nominations were received for 7 faculty members and were evaluated on areas of mentor-ship building,...

Distinguished Chemist, Dr. Subhash Sinha, Joining Appel Institute to Boost Translational Research

Dr. Sinha is a synthetic medicinal chemist at the Helen and Robert Appel Alzheimer’s Disease Research Institute, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Sinha received his...

An Unusual Mechanism of Pathogenic Aggregation of Cysteine String Protein-α (CSPα)

A new discovery published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology (Naseri NN et al. Nat Struct & Mol Biol 27(2):192-201; 2020) clarifies the mechanism behind a neurodegenerative lysosomal...