The John B. Pierce Laboratory

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

TEST3Research 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.… Continue Reading ?

Lighting the Way to Study the Brain

TEST3Finding 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.… Continue Reading ?