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IMRIC Research On Worms Reveals How The Brain Compensates For Sensory Loss And Points To Its Early Evolutionary Roots

The roundworm C. elegans.

A new international study led by researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, revealed that the brain’s compensatory mechanism is a basic feature that also exists in less complex nervous systems. The study has also exposed the way the mechanism works in the brain through an inter-sensory signaling system.

IMRIC Scientists Discover Genetic Mechanism Essential To Ovary Development

Dr. Offer Gerlitz

Findings implicate a novel pathway in the normal development and maintenance of the ovary, with implications for diagnosis and the development of future treatment options.

IMRIC Scientists Say Alzheimer's Is Probably A Collection Of Diseases That Should Be Classified And Treated Separately

Deciphering the mechanism that underlies the development of Alzheimer's disease in certain families but not in others, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Faculty of Medicine have proposed that the malady is actually a collection of diseases that probably should be treated with a variety of different approaches.