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NEWS SPOTLIGHT
August 1, 2022

A massive dataset of 1.2M brain cells shines a light on disease’s cellular roots.

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September 14, 2022

First U.S. Human Procedure Performed at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City

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September 12, 2022

An academic/enterprise partnership that includes Penn State researchers is developing a new dielectric material to enable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines with shorter scan times and higher image resolutions, good news for cutting the cost of MRI scans for the hospitals and for patients

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September 2, 2022

Neurophotonics has published the second part of a comprehensive two-part series that provides an extensive toolkit of optics and photonics technologies for exploring brain health and function.

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August 31, 2022

MIT neuroscientists have identified an oscillatory circuit that controls the rhythmic movement of mouse whiskers.

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August 30, 2022

Despite its chequered past, deep-brain electrical stimulation is finally showing some signs of success.

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August 24, 2022

Researchers will map brain circuits controlling behaviors, thoughts, and moods.

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August 18, 2022

Abbott has signed on to the wide-ranging neuroscience project run by the National Institutes of Health, pledging to provide its neuromodulation tech for the public-private research effort.

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August 16, 2022

Scientists know both a lot and very little about the brain.

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August 16, 2022

A new $15 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will bring together several teams of researchers to accelerate our understanding of the complex mechanics that control this system, with an eye toward the development of new therapies for diseases like Alzheimer’s.

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August 16, 2022

With today’s powerful imaging tools, neuroscientists can monitor the firing and function of many distinct neurons in our brains, even while we move freely about.

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August 10, 2022

UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Ian Shih, PhD, associate professor of Neurology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center, developed an improved fiber-based optical method to measure activity changes in the brain.

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August 4, 2022

Using organoids to model early development, researchers used an emerging microscopy technology to see that new neurons struggled to reach their developmental destination

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August 2, 2022

Each year, the initiative celebrates some standout and especially creative examples of such advances in the “Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo & Video Contest. During most of August, I’ll share some of the most eye-catching developments in our blog series, The Amazing Brain.

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July 5, 2022

The human brain remains one of the greatest mysteries in science and one of the biggest challenges in medicine.

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June 22, 2022

In a new paper published in the journal eLife, researchers at the University of Rochester, including 

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June 9, 2022

In a study of a small region of the thalamus, MIT neuroscientists have now identified three distinct circuits that influence the development of both motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s.

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June 6, 2022

APL researchers are standardizing an amazing collection of high-resolution brain mapping data, an effort that would enable unprecedented analysis and make the Laboratory a focal point for neuroscience research.