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Sharing stories of resilience

March 1, 2021

Sharing stories of resilience

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Teaching and Learning Laboratory

The rigors of an MIT education inevitably lead to academic setbacks. Now, students are also navigating the social isolation of remote learning compounded with the stress of a global pandemic and tense political climate.

Basic cell health systems wear down in Huntington’s disease, analysis shows

February 24, 2021

Basic cell health systems wear down in Huntington’s disease, analysis shows

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David Orenstein | Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Using an innovative computational approach to analyze vast brain cell gene expression datasets, researchers at MIT and Sorbonne Université have found that Huntington’s disease may progress to advanced stages more because of a degradation of the cells’ health maintenance systems than because of in