Whitehead in NYC: Can Muscles Fight Cancer?

Please join us on February 10, 2015 in New York City for a special presentation and cocktail […]


Family of neural-associated RNA-binding proteins found to regulate cell state in breast cancer

A widely conserved family of RNA-binding proteins known to be expressed in neural stem cells and other […]


Heat-shock protein enables tumor evolution and drug resistance in breast cancer

Long known for its ability to help organisms successfully adapt to environmentally stressful conditions, the highly conserved […]


Whitehead Faculty Member Susan Lindquist honored with Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Susan Lindquist, Ph.D., a pioneer in the field of protein folding at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical […]


Whitehead’s Vik Khurana aims to reverse brain cell damage in Parkinson’s patients

Balancing research and the clinic may seem like a stretch, but for neurologist Vikram Khurana, it comes […]


Photos from the 2014 Whitehead Colloquium

On October 25, Whitehead Institute was delighted to host the 20th annual Whitehead Colloquium. This year’s event […]


Whitehead Connects presents Doug Fambrough

Doug Fambrough CEO of  Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Douglas Fambrough is a co-founder of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals and joined the […]


Direct generation of neural stem cells could enable transplantation therapy

Induced neural stem cells (iNSCs) created from adult cells hold promise for therapeutic transplantation, but their potential […]