AI and Electrical Brain Stimulation Enhances Mental Function

January 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers boost human mental function with brain stimulation
While gene therapists and ethicists wrestle over mental enhancement, researchers at the University [MORE]

Modeling ALS w/Frontotemporal Dementia in a Brain Organoid

December 21, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab-grown mini brains for neurodegenerative disease
Neuroscientists at the University of Cambridge report “the development of a cerebral organoid slice model [MORE]

Neural Interface and Microfluidics Device

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible neural interface  and microfluidic device
“We [South Korean robotic engineers] fabricated a microfluidic interconnection cable (µFIC) and integrated it with [MORE]

Gene Therapy for Sight Restoration (mice)

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Therapy for Sight Restoration in mice
“After performing electrophysiological extracellular recordings and two-photon calcium imaging of reprogrammed cells in vivo [MORE]

Brain Organoids with Parkinson’s Disease

November 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lewy Body–like Inclusions in Human Midbrain Organoids
“We [scientists at the National University of Singapore] identified for the first time that [MORE]

Mimicking the Tumor Microenvironment with a Lab 3D Printed Glioblastoma

November 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Bioprinting of entire active glioblastoma
To construct better models of tumor tissue, researchers at Tel Aviv University “. . .  [MORE]

Human Brain Organoids with Optic Vesicles.

November 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human brain organoids assemble optical vesicles
“Using induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived human brain organoids, we [researchers at Heinrich-Heine University, Dūsseldorf] [MORE]

Detecting Gliomas in Spinal Fluid, Plasma and Urine

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Free DNA in plasma and urine
“We [University of Cambridge] determined the glioma-derived DNA fraction in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), plasma, and [MORE]

Nanoparticles that Control Neurons

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles create heat from light to manipulate electrical activity in neurons
Engineers at “Washington University in St. Louis [are] using nanoparticles [MORE]

A Brain Implant to Relieve Pain

September 28, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Experimental brain implant instantly detects and relieves pain
“Researchers from the New York University School of Medicine have developed a brain [MORE]


August 24, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Deep Brain Stimulation Using Ultrasound and Genetic Modification
“Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a technique they call [MORE]

Filling Brain Aneurysms with Light Sensitive Hydrogel

July 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Light-Responsive Hydrogel to Fill Cerebral Aneurysms
South Korean scientists have found a way to stabilize brain aneurysms with a light activated [MORE]

Functional Interferometric Diffusing Wave Spectroscopy

July 20, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Functional interferometric diffusing wave spectroscopy
To image cerebral blood flow, University of California-Davis scientists “describe functional interferometric diffusing wave spectroscopy (fiDWS), [MORE]

Soft and Sweet Brain Implants

July 13, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sugar needle brain implant
“A softer implant would help to reduce tissue irritation, but poses challenges in terms of manufacturing and [MORE]