5 04, 2019

Annual Levenson Award Competition

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 Rabbi Paul Levenson Award for Outstanding Service by an IACUC Non-affiliate Member.  Now in its fifth year, the award is given annually at the MSMR Annual Meeting to a deserving IACUC non-affiliate member who helps to define and execute the vision of his or her IACUC and is […]

30 10, 2018

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 […]