Horizons in Bioscience
Horizons in Bioscience is a product of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and describes scientific discoveries on the brink of clinical application. These one page documents are intended to supplement our longers series of illustrated articles, Breakthroughs in Bioscience.
Hard copies of the Horizons in Bioscience series are available upon request. Please include the desired article, quanitity and purpose for the publication's use with your inquiry.
Optogenetics: Illuminating the Brain - The overwhelming complexity of the brain has long been a shroud, limiting our ability to understand and treat neurological and psychiatric illness. With the support of the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, the emerging field of optogenetics represents a promising new approach to deconstructing that complexity.
How Biomedical Research Provides Fertility Hope to Cancer Survivors - The first in the new series, discusses the latest findings in oncofertility, the preservation of a woman’s fertility following cancer treatment, and outlines some of the historic scientific achievements in fertility treatment, from in vitro fertilization to cryopreservation.