Nobel da Medicina diz que memória perdida por Alzheimer pode ser recuperada
Pessoas que sofrem da Doença de Alzheimer podem não ter “perdido” a memória e têm apenas dificuldades em recuperá-la, concluem investigadores conduzidos pelo Nobel da Medicina Susumu Tonegawa, que na quarta-feira revelaram a possibilidade ...
Memories retrieved in mutant 'Alzheimer's' mice
The research builds on earlier work by lead author Susumu Tonegawa, a neuroscientist, and his colleagues at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Last year, they showed that in certain types of amnesia, memories were stored but could not ...
Hot-wired for happiness?
Neuroscientist Susumu Tonegawa of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is studying how to artificially reactivate happy-memory cells to treat depression. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist spends part of the year conducting research in Wako-shi, Japan.
Meet the scientist who is hotwiring the brain to treat depression
The Daily Gazette
Susumu Tonegawa has figured out how to reverse symptoms of depression in moody male rodents by reactivating the happy memories they created days earlier during a bit of sexual frolicking with female mice. He injects a modified, light-sensitive gene ...