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The Roots of Cockayne Syndrome Revealed

[Assistant Professor Rebecca Laposa]  An approved drug used to treat depression and pain, called amitriptyline, can provoke brain cell development in the lab. The finding has helped a University of Toronto researcher to understand more about what causes a devastating hereditary disease called Cockayne syndrome. 
Apr 26 / 2016

Good news for smokers trying to quit, says U of T prof

There’s good news for smokers trying to kick the habit: several smoking cessation medications don’t appear to increase the incidence of serious neuropsychiatric side effects compared to placebo, according to a study published in The Lancet on April 22.
Apr 22 / 2016
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