Vorperian recipient of the 2010 Editor’s Award for the Speech section of the Journal of SLHR

A research article from the Vocal Tract Development Laboratory at the Waisman Center (Principal Investigator, Houri K. Vorperian, Ph.D.) is the recipient of the 2010 Editor’s Award for the Speech section of the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Human brain’s most ubiquitous cell cultivated in lab dish

Long considered to be little more than putty in the brain and spinal cord, the star-shaped astrocyte has found new respect among neuroscientists who have begun to recognize its many functions in the brain, not to mention its role in a range of disorders of the central nervous system.