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Memories lost and found

Li Huei-Tsai, director of the Picower Institute at MIT, is researching Alzheimer’s disease. “We think that long-term memories really are stored in a very secure way,’’ she says. Li Huei-Tsai, director of the Picower Institute at MIT, is researching Alzheimer’s disease. “We think that long-term memories really are stored in a very secure way,’’ she says. (Essdras M Suzrez/Globe Staff)
January 25, 2010

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Li-Huei Tsai became interested in the brain when she saw what happens when the mind begins to crumble. As a small child, she saw her grandmother suffer from Alzheimer’s disease - an experience that left a deep impression on her and helped shape her scientific career. Tsai, now the director of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT, ... (Full article: 539 words)

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