drug design

A New Model for Anxiety…and More

May 15, 2012

by Rob Mitchum An advantage and disadvantage of hypothesis-free studies looking for genes associated with various traits or diseases is that they often point to genetic candidates that don’t make immediate sense. One example of this occurrence [Read more]

Hacking the Brain’s Security System

May 11, 2012

by Rob Mitchum The brain is a privileged organ, afforded protections denied to all the other organs of the body. Though the circulatory system functions much the same way above and below the neck, using blood to exchange nourishment for waste with [Read more]