Flickering LED lights can reduce beta amyloid plaques in mice

March 29, 2017
Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, new JCC Board of Scientific Advisors member, published the study in Nature

Professor Li-Huei Tsai, director of MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory. Photo by Bryce Vickmark. The Jane Coffin Childs Fund is pleased to welcome Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, professor of neuroscience at MIT, to the JCC Board of […]

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Dr. Stephen Elledge wins Breakthrough Prize

March 22, 2017
The Director of the Board of Scientific Advisors received the prize for his seminal work on DNA repair

Director of the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund’s Board of Scientific Advisors, Dr. Stephen Elledge, was awarded the prestigious Breakthrough Prize last December. BSA member Dr. Huda Zoghbi was also among the 2016 winners. Elledge received the […]

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New Board of Scientific Advisors Announced

February 2, 2017
Three new members of the Board of Scientific Advisors bring unique expertise

The JCC is pleased to welcome three new members of the Board of Scientific Advisors: Sandra Schmid, Professor and Chairman in Cellular and Molecular Biology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, studies clathrin-mediated endocytosis and […]

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Dr. Huda Zoghbi wins Breakthrough Prize

January 30, 2017
Renowned neurologist retires from JCC Board of Scientific Advisors

In December 2016, HHMI Investigator Dr. Huda Zoghbi received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences “for discoveries of the genetic causes and biochemical mechanisms of spinocerebellar ataxia and Rett syndrome, findings that have provided insight […]

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