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Love Your Beauty Rest? You Can Thank These Brain Cells

Researchers find new sleep-promoting cells

Johns Hopkins researchers report the unexpected presence of a type of neuron in the brains of mice that appears to play a central role in promoting sleep by turning ‘off’ wake-promoting neurons. The newly identified brain cells, located in a part of the hypothalamus called the zona incerta, they say, could offer novel drug targets to treat sleep disorders, such as insomnia and narcolepsy, caused by the dysfunction of sleep-regulating neurons.

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Nominations open for 2019 Biomedical Research Day

We’re looking for nominees for our 2019 Biomedical Research Day honors program, which will be held in Boston on Friday, Oct. 25.

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