New Technologies

- to advance or create new ways of studying and understanding the brain

Catherine Dulac, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on mental illness
Catherine Dulac, Ph.D.
July 14, 2016
A new method of capturing and analyzing images of the brain, described June 16 in the journal Cell, lets scientists see exactly which neurons fire throughout...
Michael E. Talkowski, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Mental illness
Michael E. Talkowski, Ph.D.
April 11, 2016
A new method for recreating large-scale genetic anomalies known as copy number variations will make it easier for scientists to study the effects of those...
Sohee Park, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Sohee Park, Ph.D.
August 26, 2015
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), an affordable and portable way to stimulate the brain, can help induce normal neural activity and make thought...
Flora M. Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on autism
Dr. Flora M. Vaccarino
August 14, 2015
By coaxing cells from autistic people to grow into brain-like clusters of cells in the laboratory, scientists have uncovered a developmental flaw that skews...
Karun Singh, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on mental illness
Karun Singh, Ph.D.
June 29, 2015
Scientists report they have successfully converted human blood cells to neural precursor cells, stem cells that can be guided to develop into several different...

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