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Monell Center Receives Funding to Develop Technologies to Improve Taste of Lifesaving Drugs

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The Monell Center announced today that it has received a $345,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant supports an innovative global health research project titled, "Developing Novel Pediatric Formulation Technologies for Global...
1-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cold and Bubbly: The Sensory Qualities That Best Quench Thirst

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New research from the Monell Center finds that oral perceptions of coldness and carbonation help to reduce thirst. The findings could guide sensory approaches to increase fluid intake in populations at risk for dehydration, including the elderly,...
3-Oct-2016 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Monell Center Hosts First U.S. Smell-Training Workshop for Smell-Impaired and Recovering Anosmics

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The leading lay advocate for smell-training, will visit the Monell Center from the U.K. on August 9-11, 2016. During her visit she will present the first U.S. educational smell-training sessions for individuals with impaired smell and the physicians...
1-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nancy E. Rawson Appointed Associate Director of Monell Center

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Nancy E. Rawson, PhD has been appointed Associate Director of the Monell Center, effective immediately. Rawson is a highly accomplished scientific leader with broad-based experience that spans academia and the food, flavor and nutritional products...
20-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Partnership to Study Link Between Olfaction and Neurodegenerative Disease

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Deterioration in a person’s ability to smell can sometimes be an early sign of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s. Now, researchers at the Monell Center have established a collaboration with the Brain Health Registry...
17-May-2016 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Digesting Sweet Taste: Gut Enzymes Localized in Taste Cells

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A new Monell study reports that sweet taste cells on the tongue also contain digestive enzymes capable of converting sucrose (table sugar) into glucose and fructose, simple sugars that can be detected by both known sweet taste sensing pathways. The...
5-May-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Key Regulatory Role for Mysterious Olfaction Molecule OMP

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New research from the Monell Center reveals that olfactory marker protein (OMP), a molecule found in the cells that detect odor molecules, plays a key role in regulating the speed and transmission of odor information to the brain. The findings solve...
31-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Danielle Reed Appointed Associate Director of Monell Center

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Danielle R. Reed, PhD, a world-recognized expert on the behavioral genetics of taste, has been named Associate Director of the Monell Center, effective immediately.
29-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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