Brain in the News is a monthly print publication that features neuroscience content from around the world and a column from scientific advisor Guy McKhann, M.D. His columns appear below.

Zika Virus Update

Guy McKhann, MD
April 2016
What is the pathology of the Zika virus and how can it be combatted?

Cognitive Training: Still a Questionable Area

Guy McKhann, MD
February 2016
It's not easy for brain training companies to prove their products are truly helpful. That doesn't stop them from claiming they are.

Kids and Football

Guy McKhann, MD
December 2015
A prominent researcher doesn't think kids should play tackle football. Is there a right answer in this debate?

Investigating the Placebo Response

Guy McKhann, MD
November 2015
What happens when a study's results are complicated by a positive placebo response?

Support for Research

Guy McKhann, MD
October 2015
Patient support for research has been around for a long time. How exactly does it work?

Lightning Strikes Twice

Guy McKhann, MD
September 2015
A Nobel Prize-winning neurologist/biochemist has transmitted a Parkinson's-like disease from the involved brain to a mouse model.

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