A new study shows that small changes in a single olfactory receptor gene can affect how strong and pleasant a person finds an odor. The findings expand understanding of how olfactory receptors in the nose encode information about the properties of...
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Scientists from the Monell Center report that functional olfactory receptors are present in human taste cells. The findings suggest that interactions between the senses of smell and taste, the primary components of food flavor, may begin on the...
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Scientists have used a combination of mathematical modeling, electrophysiology, and computer simulations to explain how cells communicate effectively in highly constricted spaces such as the olfactory cilia. The findings will inform future studies...
26-Dec-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Monell Center and Thomas Jefferson University announce the funding of five collaborative pilot grants for projects that combine Monell’s research on the senses of taste and smell with Jefferson’s complementary strengths in the basic and...
19-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Upcoming Scientific Conference Seeks to Identify Treatments for Under-recognized Smell and Taste Disorders
Patient talks will inform scientists and clinicians on etiology and impact
5-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Research from the Monell Center extends the scope and significance of personal odors as a source of information about an individual’s health. A new paper reveals that the bodily odors of otherwise healthy animals sharing an environment with sick...
20-Sep-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New research from the Monell Center suggests that a little-understood sensory cell may protect the vulnerable olfactory epithelium by detecting and initiating defenses against viruses, bacteria, and other potentially harmful invaders.
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A new collaboration grant to Discovery BioMed and the Monell Center will support development of next-generation screening technologies to identify bitter taste blockers. The work will advance health by improving the taste and acceptability of...
13-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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By educating physicians about unique properties of the olfactory system, Monell scientist Pamela Dalton, PhD, MPH, seeks to increase understanding of stigmas associated with incontinence
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Limiting #sugar intake in children: @MonellSc expert Julie Mennella on implementing new @American_Heart recommendation
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Expert Available - Today Only: New @US_FDA #salt Guidelines Informed by @MonellSc Research Led by Gary Beauchamp, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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