Helen Santoro

Helen Santoro

Articles by Helen Santoro

Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
  • Knowable Magazine
Spacing out study sessions enhances long-term memory and retention — and is far better than cramming the night before an exam.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Many women experience hot flashes during menopause, but researchers are still working to uncover why they happen and how to treat them.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian just won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the receptors that sense touch and temperature. We spoke with them about their work in 2020.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Geneticists Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird discuss their groundbreaking work on the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
  • BrainFacts/SfN