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Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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The DEEPER Project: Augmenting the Understanding of Brain Disorders

2021 15 Feb

The Deep Brain Photonic Tools for Cell-Type Specific Targeting of Neural Disease (DEEPER) is a unique and ambitious venture putting together technologists, neuroscientists, and clinical experts with hi-tech companies. DEEPER involves 12 partners in 8 countries and is funded by the European Union with about 5.7 million Euros for the next four years.... Read more

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PET method discriminates Alzheimer's from other brain disorders

2018 20 Sep

New research finds that, among patients with established diagnoses at a memory disorder clinic, [18F]flortaucipir positron emission tomography (PET) was able to discriminate Alzheimer's disease from other neurodegenerative diseases. The accuracy and potential utility of this test in patient care require further research in clinically more representative... Read more

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Focused Ultrasound and the Brain

2014 08 Nov

Why is high-intensity focused ultrasound being explored to treat the brain? For a number of brain disorders focused ultrasound (FUS) will represent a treatment that is either superior to best current therapy, or fulfils an unmet clinical need. The driving factor is a validation of the technology. It doesn’t take an enormous leap of faith to appreciate... Read more

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Transparent Microelectrode Gives New View of Neural Circuits

2014 21 Oct

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine and School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have used graphene to fabricate a new type of microelectrode. This could possibly solve a major problem for investigators who are interested in understanding the intricate circuitry of the brain. The... Read more