Los autores del estudio, capitaneados por el científico japonés, premio Nobel de Fisiología o Medicina en 1987, Susumu Tonegawa, han concebido un audaz experimento. Tomaron dos grupos de ratones –sanos y otros modificados genéticamente para ...
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 ...