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Blog: Picking up the Pace

The Ebola outbreak has been shining a very bright light on accelerated drug development. Charles River's resident FDA expert Lauren Black explains how the process works and why it's important.

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Blog: Keeping Cancer in Check

There are a number of ways today in which the immune system is manipulated to keep cancer in check. But the idea of using the immune system to fight cancer is not new. In fact the roots of this strategy date back to the 1800s.

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Blog: Pushing the Envelope

The human brain contains 100 billion neurons—with 100 trillion connections. There is a lot we don't understand about how these networks of neurons process information, but advances in neuroimaging are helping us focus better.

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Blog: In the Hunt

About two decades ago, scientists isolated the gene defective in people with Huntington's disease, and jumpstarted research into this lethal neurodegenerative disorder. How far the field has progressed is a glass half-full, glass half-empty kind of question.

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Blog: Focusing on a Worldwide Killer

Rapid advances in powerful neuroimaging tools are allowing researchers to quantify deficits in CNS disease. This could bring us closer to effective treatments for Alzheimer's.

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Blog: The Annual Brain Blitz

The Society for Neuroscience meeting, the world's largest gathering of neuroscientists, is a great opportunity to feast on the latest science. Here's what Eureka is eyeing on the menu.

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