TomorrowsDiscoveries Neurons That Control Biological Rhythms and Sleep  Dr Seth Blackshaw
#TomorrowsDiscoveries: The hypothalamus is a cherry-sized part of the brain that serves as the master regulator of many behaviors, including biological rhythms, sleeping and eating. Dr. Seth Blackshaw’s lab has identified genes that control the formation of neurons in the hypothalamus that control biological rhythms and sleep, paving the way for therapies for sleep disorders, obesity and diabetes. Learn more about Dr. Blackshaw’s work: