BCS News

Neuroscientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of Williams Syndrome

April 22, 2019

Neuroscientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of Williams Syndrome

by 

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Williams Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that affects about 1 in 10,000 babies born in the United States, produces a range of symptoms including cognitive impairments, cardiovascular problems, and extreme friendliness, or hypersociability.

Tags: 

Four from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019

April 17, 2019

Four from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2019

by 

MIT News Office

Four MIT faculty members are among more than 200 leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced today.

Tags: