Fundamentals June 2021

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Latest Research Findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.

2021 Science Writers' Boot Camp - The Science of Diversity

Take a look at the dynamic presentations from this year's Science Writers' Boot Camp!

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Articles in this Issue

  • Image of the Month: Stripped Away

    Myelin, the insulating material surrounding our neurons, is damaged by a variety of so-called “demyelinating diseases,” the most common of which is multiple sclerosis. Researchers are working to find drugs that could allow doctors to rebuild or replace these protective coverings.

    Microscopic image of myelin and oligodendrocytes. Appears as red dots scattered across black lines.