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Madeleine Johnson

Madeleine Johnson received her B.A. in biology from the University of Pennsylvania and her Ph.D. in neurobiology from Columbia. She was most recently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her research has focused on the cellular basis of schizophrenia and drug addiction. When not using her brain to think about the brain, Madeleine can be found asking big questions and cobbling together grand scientific theories.

November 16, 2011

Biological clockwork still holds secrets

July 31, 2011

A list of tree-related news and events

March 7, 2011

An award-winning gustatory neuroscientist is using his discoveries to overcome a total aversion to fruits and vegetables

March 1, 2011

To calm agitated dementia patients some caregivers are turning away from sedatives and toward aromatherapy

December 8, 2010

James Zadroga gave his name to the 9/11 healthcare act currently under debate in the Senate, and many feel he sacrificed his life for his country. But what is the science behind the dispute over his cause of death?

 
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