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Multiple Sclerosis Movement Discovery


The study by neuroscientist John Lukens and his team sheds new light on many of the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and suggests new pathways for therapies. New research into the…

Global Health Grant


Maya Wright is a rarity:­ a woman in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) field. Rarer still, she is an African-American woman in the STEM field. In 2014, the National Science Board’s annual “Science and Engineering Indicators” report found African-Americans, Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska Natives collectively make up 26 percent of the U.S. population age 21 and older, but accounted for only 10 percent of the United States’ science and engineering workers in 2010.