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APRIL 29, APRIL 30 AND MAY 1, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SHERATON HARBORSIDE
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THREE FULL DAYS OF HANDS-ON & INTERACTIVE LEARNING
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MAY 16 – 17, 2019
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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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2019 IACUC ONLINE TRAINING COURSE SCHEDULE

MSMR 6 WEEK IACUC ONLINE TRAINING 

JANUARY 4, 2019
Mandatory conference call JANUARY 8TH

APRIL 5, 2019
Mandatory conference call APRIL 9TH

JULY 12, 2019
Mandatory conference call JULY 16TH

OCTOBER 4, 2019
Mandatory conference call OCTOBER 8TH

Dietary fiber protects obese mice from arthritis

A study in obese mice found that boosting the growth of certain gut bacteria with a fiber known as oligofructose reduced osteoarthritis. The results suggest new approaches for treating osteoarthritis in people who are obese.  Read More

27th Annual MSMR Student Competition

27th Annual MSMR Student Competition

January 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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