The Conte Center at Harvard University, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and housed in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard, is dedicated to basic neuroscience research that probes the developmental origins of mental illness. 

The American Synesthesia Association, 12th National Conference will be held at Harvard University's Geological Lecture Hall in Cambridge on October 6 - 8, 2017. For registration and more information please see their website: Synesthesia

Takao K. Hensch awarded the prestigious 2016 Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology. "How Early Life Experience Shapes Brain Function"

Columbia University Medical Center Press Release
Weill Cornell Press Release

Wintersession Jan 2017 Registration now open for Harvard College Undergraduates.

Synesthesia: A Window Into Brain Development
Symposium Videos Now Available

The Power of the Infant Brain
Scientific American article by Conte Center Director Takao Hensch

Harnessing the Childhood Brain to Treat Alzheimer Disease, Autism, and Mental Illness
Medscape Interview with Prof. Hensch

Imaging Neural Connections:
New study raises the bar for precision, speed and thoroughness

Imaging the Brain's Jungles:
A Miniscule Yet Monumental Leap Forward

Expanding the Brain:
Research identifies more than 40 new imprinted genes (Harvard Gazette)