IPN in the News

Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis Progression and Recovery Subject of Doctoral Research – GU News

ARCS Scholar Works to Develop Alzheimer’s Treatment – ARCS Foundation

Author Abigail Marsh on the Black Eyed Peas – The Wall Street Journal

Language Utilizes Ancient Brain Circuits That Predate Humans – Psychology Today

How Fear Makes You Do Good Or Evil  – National Geographic

S&R Foundation Presents 2017 Sachiko Kuno Award for Applied Science to Dr. Abigail Marsh, Georgetown University – Business Insider

Q&A: Neuroscience Professor Bill Rebeck Talks Future of Alzheimer’s Research- The Hoya

Bilingual Children Find it Easier to Learn Languages – Daily Mail Online

A Song’s Structure can be Linked to its Popularity – Phys.org

Do Concussions Affect Women Differently Than Men? – Healthline

Research Focused on Reversing Stroke-induced Brain Damage Wins Neurology Prize – GUMC News

Why rest is critical after a concussion – Knowridge Science Report

Math and DyslexiaDyslexia Advantage

Why some people are more altruistic than others – TED talk by Abigail Marsh

“Math disability” may reflect problems in a crucial learning system in the brain” – Medical Xpress

We All Speed-Read – Scientific American

Scientists Discover That This Neuroscience Technique Can Enhance Creativity – Science Explorer

Magnets Might ‘Unlock’ Paralyzed Arm After Stroke – Huffington Post

Can A Cancer Drug Reverse Parkinson’s Disease And Dementia? – NPR

Your Brain Learns New Words as Pictures So You Can Read Faster – Newsweek 

Eighth Graders Have Science on the Brain – GUMC News 

Dream Big – Run Washington, featuring alumna Teal Burrell’s path to qualifying for the Olympic Trials, p. 39 

A brain system that appears to compensate for autism, OCD, and dyslexia – Medical Xpress 

Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To ‘See’ Faces – NPR 

Tau, not amyloid-beta, triggers neuronal death process in Alzheimer’s – Science Codex 

Research Sheds Light on Teen Alcohol Abuse Risks – Laboratory Equipment 

Menthol Combines with Nicotine to Desensitize Airways – Medical Xpress 

The women behind OSTP – FCW.com, featuring alumna Danielle Carnival (née Evers)  

Article in Medical Education Online describing the IPN and its key to success: From student to steward: the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience at Georgetown University as a case study in professional development during doctoral training.   Med Ed Online 19:22623, 2014

Georgetown Student Attends Annual Meeting of Nobel Laureates – GUMC 

A blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s – Indian Express 

Study Suggests Dyslexia Not Actually Caused By Gray Matter Differences – Huffington Post

A Cancer Drug May Help Treat Alzheimer’s And Other Forms Of Dementia – Forbes.com

IPN Continues Tradition of Producing NSF Fellows – GUMC News

Face recognition deficits in autism linked to a group of neurons – Science Codex

Alzheimer’s Research Suggests A Path For Treatment – All Things Considered, NPR

The Beatles’ Surprising Contribution To Brain Science – Morning Edition, NPR

Might lefties and righties benefit differently from a power nap? – Medical Xpress

Neuroscience attracts attention, but not from Hoyas – Georgetown Voice

Research Day Showcases PhD Students – GUMC

Potential cause of HIV-associated dementia revealed – EurekAlert

How Immersion Helps to Learn a Language – New York Times

This Is Your Brain Having Fun – GUMC

How a Single Gene Mutation Leads to Uncontrolled Obesity – Science Daily

Obesity gene’s role revealed in mice study – BBC News

Scientists give brain’s speech processor new home – Vancouver Sun

Students Are Doing It for ThemselvesScience Career Blogs

Brain stores words in visual dictionary – ABC Science

Georgetown IPN Fosters a Community of Scientists – GUMC News

Bats Gauge Sounds With Neural Teamwork – New York Times

Articles by IPN students:

Tips for Tweeting at #SfN15 – Neuronline; by Erika Raven

Food for Thought – GUMC; by Valerie Darcey

“Big Brain” a Small Step Toward Mapping Human Mind – NOVA Next; by Teal Burrell (née Connor)

Articles by Joe Queenan, about his daughter Bridget, an IPN alumna:

Daughter Knows BestSmithsonian magazine