A “Brain Pacemaker” for Depression

November 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Motif Neurotech successfully implants pea-sized ‘brain pacemaker’ for depression
Neurostimulation has been proven to help relieve symptoms of major depressive disorder—including [MORE]

“AI Ttransformers” in Brain Modeling

October 24, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Building transformers from neurons and astrocytes
“Recent experimental efforts suggest that astrocytes, a type of glial cell, are also directly involved [MORE]

Brain Organoids without Using Matrigel

September 26, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers Create First Animal-Free Brain Organoids
“The latest U-M research, published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, offers a solution [MORE]

Success with Experimental Fetal Brain Surgery

August 1, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Doctors have performed brain surgery on a fetus in one of the first operations of its kind
“Doctors [at Boston Children’s [MORE]

Peptide Nasal Spray for Motor Neuron Disease and Dementia

June 6, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists discover how to prevent death of nerve cells in most common genetic forms of MND and dementia
“Researchers from the [MORE]

Human Brain Organoids that Integrate with Adult Rat Brains

May 2, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Integration of human forebrain organoids with the injured adult rat visual system
“Here, we [neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania] provide [MORE]

A Senescent Cell Brain Tumor Vaccine

April 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

A vaccine could both  kill and prevent brain cancer using an unusual approach
“Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (MA, USA) [MORE]

Growing Mature Neurons

April 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature ‘lab grown’ neurons hold promise for neurodegenerative disease
“To create the mature neurons, the team used “dancing molecules,” a breakthrough [MORE]

Oblique Plane Microscopy

February 21, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesoscopic oblique plane microscopy
“By augmenting the illumination angle of the light sheet with a transmission grating, we [researchers at Johns [MORE]

Detecting Brain Tumors in a Drop of Blood

December 6, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Surveillance of Brain Cancer Using Self-Functionalized 3D Nanoprobes for Noninvasive Liquid Biopsy
“We [at Toronto Metropolitan University] hypothesize that holistic analysis [MORE]

Holographic Microscopy

November 29, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

A neural network in the brain of a living mouse was observed without removing the skull
“Specifically, the researchers [in Korea] [MORE]

Expanding Brain Organoids

November 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ensuring human-like basal progenitor levels in hominid cerebral organoids
“The human-specific gene ARHGAP11B has been implicated in human neocortex expansion.  . [MORE]

Transporter Protein that “Swims” to Brain Injury

October 18, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers discover the collaborative mechanism between neurons and glia that drives the proliferation of neural stem cells following brain injury
“The [MORE]

Million Electrode Array for Brain-Computer Interface

September 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Million electrode array for brain interfaces Is under development
Under DARPA’s Neural Engineering Systems Design Program, engineers at Columbia University have [MORE]