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August 21, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
Addiction researcher Vivek Kumar, Ph.D., joins JAX faculty
Vivek Kumar, Ph.D., a neuroscientist who studies neuronal circuits that regulate addiction, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, depression and other behaviors, is joining The Jackson Laboratory faculty as an assistant professor.

July 30, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
Rossi Foundation pledges $1M for JAX neurobehavioral research center
The Jackson Laboratory has received a pledge of $1 million from the Cornelia Cogswell Rossi Foundation to support and name the Laboratory’s new Neurobehavioral Biometry Center. 

July 24, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
JAX researchers find new mechanism for neurodegeneration
A research team led by Jackson Laboratory Professor and Howard Hughes Investigator Susan Ackerman, Ph.D., have pinpointed a surprising mechanism behind neurodegeneration in mice, one that involves a defect in a key component of the cellular machinery that makes proteins, known as transfer RNA or tRNA.

July 23, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
Maine Cancer Foundation awards grants to four JAX scientists
Four Jackson Laboratory scientists will receive grants for their cancer-related research from Maine Cancer Foundation.

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