Neuroscience

3D brain mapping opens a window to the aging brain

By mapping brain activity in three dimensions, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have achieved a more detailed picture of how the brain changes with age.

Neuroscience

Visualizing multiple sclerosis with a new MRI procedure

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease that usually leads to permanent disabilities. It affects about 2.9 million people worldwide, and about 15,000 in Switzerland alone. One key feature of the disease is that ...

Gastroenterology

Novel microfluidic device models gut neuro-epithelial connections

Epithelial cells and sensory neurons communicate through neuro-epithelial connections in the GI tract, essential for major senses and digestion. Studying these interactions has been complicated due to the differing needs ...

Neuroscience

Building momentum toward neural prostheses

It's estimated that 42 million people in the U.S. live with some form of movement disorder springing from a neurological issue, according to the National Institutes of Health, and that number is projected to rise further ...

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