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Functional Neurons from T-cells without Induced Pluripotency

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurons from human immune cells
From Stanford University comes this news: “This new study demonstrates a breakthrough technique that can produce as [MORE]

How to Connect Neurons

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microplates create neural networks
In order to create brain-on-a-chip devices, neuroengineers have to be able to connect neuron to neuron into [MORE]

RNA Sequencing with a Microfluidics Device

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single Cell RNA Sequencing
In order to map a brain, investigators have to show different cells types, and differences in each [MORE]

Multiregional Brain-on-a-Chip

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain on a Chip
A bioengineering group at Harvard has built a brain-on-a-chip that models the neural connectome. This microfluidics device [MORE]

Growing Brain Cells in a Bioreactor

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organ on Chip
A tiny cell culturing device called a “micro sieve electrode array” allows neurons to grow in three dimensions [MORE]

An Optogenetics Microscope for Seeing and Influencing Behavior

May 10, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Quoting directly, “For the first time, researchers have developed a microscope capable of observing — and manipulating — neural activity [MORE]

“Welding Neurons”

March 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurons
Reconnecting severed nerves is no small matter. But electrical engineers at the University of Alberta have demonstrated a method for [MORE]

Serotonin-Releasing Neurons Cultured from Skin Cells

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Serotonin Releasing Neurons
It would be useful, indeed, to have serotonin-producing cells in tissue culture to test drugs developed to treat [MORE]

Transforming Blood Cells into Neurons

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuron in Tissue Culture
According to this piece, neuroscientists at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ont.) assert: “We can actually take a patient’s [MORE]

Oncogene Protein Stimulates Optic Nerve Regeneration

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optic Nerve
The rogue gallery of degenerative nerve diseases includes such afflictions as amyotropic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, deprivation of sight and [MORE]

Stem Cells in Hydrogel Heal Neurons

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells
Much of the news about stem cells has been in the means of producing them [MORE]

Lab Grown Neural Structures

March 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Growing Functioning Brain Tissue
From Japan’s RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology comes this news about growing brain tissue in the lab: [MORE]

Artificial Retinas

January 27, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanotube Film Optogenetics Retina Vision
In the retina, light stimulates receptor cells that chemically and electrically transmit that stimulation to the [MORE]

Blue Light on Neuron Activity

September 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Professor Won Do Heo Develops Light Sensitive Protein
You’ll have to go to the Nature Communications article cited in this piece [MORE]