Li-Huei Tsai investigates disorders of memory and cognition at the cellular and molecular level, especially neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer's disease.

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Neuroscientist Li-Huei Tsai's studies on dysfunction in neural circuits and networks suggest that restoring key brain wave patterns can help prevent loss of certain brain capabilities and preserve memory. She is the Picower Professor of Neuroscience at MIT and the director of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory as well as the recipient of the Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2018 Hans Wigzell Research Foundation Science Prize for her research on Alzheimer's disease.

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August 2, 2021

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