November 2013 Newsletter Articles

Nov. 1, 2013
Michigan’s leading research universities have created a free online portal enabling companies throughout the United States to tap into a knowledge pool of faculty researchers, high-tech facilities and...
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Nov. 1, 2013
Title: Co-Founder Company: TGap Ventures Year founded: 2002 Industry: Venture Capital Offices: Kalamazoo, Mich. Activity: Early and growth stage investment in companies primarily within the software, li...
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Nov. 1, 2013
By Kara Gavin Two neighboring brain cells “talk” to one another by sending signals across a gap called a synapse. The more active the synapse during development, U-M researchers found, the more a pr...
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Nov. 1, 2013
Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers have shown that brain connectivity in human fetuses can be measured, which could translate into new ways to diagnose, prevent and treat brain disord...
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Nov. 1, 2013
Jodene Fine, MSU assistant professor of counseling educational psychology, and special education, was the first to discover that the brains of children with nonverbal learning disabilities are different...
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Nov. 1, 2013
[Lena Brundin, an associate professor in the college and a researcher with the Van Andel Institute. Courtesy photo.] Reversing inflammation in the fluid surrounding the brain’s cortex may provide a so...
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