Collaborating to further advance new technologies

It may seem odd when Robarts scientists Lisa Saksida, PhD, and Tim Bussey, PhD, talk about rewarding their mice with strawberry milkshakes for using an iPad properly. Yet, this unique approach to research may lead to improved therapies for degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s.

The husband-and-wife research team recently brought their wide array of knowledge and expertise from their Translational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Cambridge to their new home at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute.

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