Small Fish, Big Science
Published Jan 1, 2016 8:00 AM
Big breakthroughs often start small. That’s literally true in the lab of acclaimed neuroscientist Jeff Bronstein M.D. ’88, Ph.D. ’88, director of the Movement Disorders Program at UCLA. Bronstein and his team use zebrafish, only 1 to 2 inches long, to research new therapies for Parkinson’s disease and other maladies. In this shot, Bronstein is checking his tiny models in their equally tiny tanks.