The John B. Pierce Laboratory


Why is it so hard to switch to a healthy, low-calorie diet?

Research from the laboratory of Dr. Ivan de Araujo, Associate Fellow, makes significant progress toward answering this crucial question in the battle against obesity. A major limitation of behavioral interventions for weight loss is the low appeal of low-calorie diets. Dr. de Araujo a
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Lighting the Way to Study the Brain

Finding new technologies to visualize and quantify the firing of individual neurons and their myriad network connections is an essential goal of the new BRAIN initiative recently announced by President Obama. Dr. Vincent Pieribone, Fellow, in collaboration with Dr. Michael Nitibach an
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