Behind the Research

The coming epidemic?

 

NAFLD could soon become the leading cause of liver transplants.

New insights into an age-old problem

 

Dr. Mack Mitchell is preparing to lead a national multicenter study comparing potential treatments for alcoholic hepatitis, which can progress to cirrhosis and death.

Following research – and life – where it leads

 

Dr. Lu Le earned international recognition for figuring out why mice – and possibly people – get gray hair and go bald as they age.

Hairpin turns ahead: Scientists identify the ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s

 

A UT Southwestern research team uncovers the precise point at which a healthy tau protein turns toxic.

To Woods Hole and beyond: A team approach to scientific discovery

 

Dr. Michael Rosen recently led a major international experiment that posed the question: How can researchers best structure teams to speed discovery?

A meeting of the minds

 

Those who know Dr. Josep Rizo can understand his fascination with the brain. After all, he's a man of more than two minds – equally at home in neuroscience, in art, and in chess, to name a few.