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Susumu Tonegawa

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1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

Using light, scientists make bad memories good in mice
St. Augustine Record
That's far from reality, senior author Susumu Tonegawa of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said in a news briefing. “Recording memory is not like playing a tape recorder, but it is a creative process — sometimes even leading to an entirely ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

Optogenetics swaps out negative memories for positive ones in mice
BioOptics World
Susumu Tonegawa, a professor of biology and neuroscience at MIT, wanted to understand the physiological mechanisms behind changes in emotions. To find out, he and his colleagues used an optogenetic technique that, with a light-activated protein, labels ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

Researchers turn bad mouse memories into good ones
Daily Digest
Senior study author Susumu Tonegawa, the Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, and colleagues found a neuronal circuit connection between the hippocampus and the amygdala of the brain, which plays a key role in associating certain emotions ...

1987 Nobel Prize Medicine Winner Susumu Tonegawa News

MIT Scientists Use Lasers to Replace Bad Memories with Good Ones in Mice
Nature World News
Susumu Tonegawa, the Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience and an author of the study, believes that someday humans might be able to tinker with these emotional associations. "In the future, one may be able to develop methods that help people ...

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