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Preschool teacher, 30, thriving after being given one week to live with rare brain tumor

Preschool teacher, 30, diagnosed with a rare brain tumor who was given one week to live in 2017 is thriving after taking a new clinical trial drug Amanda Thomas, 30, from Charlotte, North Carolina, went to the hospital in November 2017 after experiencing headaches following a car accident An MRI showed she had H3 K27M mutant… Read More »

Brain plasticity restored in adult mice through targeting specific nerve cell connections

Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues at Yale University School of Medicine, have discovered a new molecular mechanism that is essential for maturation of brain function and may be used to restore plasticity in aged brains. Unlike previous research that broadly manipulated brain plasticity using approaches that affected the entire… Read More »