Team Develops an Innovative, Implantable Ultrasound Device to Stimulate Neurons in Deep-Brain Regions
A research team led by 2018 BBRF Young Investigator Canan Dağdeviren, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, reports in Nature Communications that it has designed, developed, and… Read More
Study Suggests Why Cannabidiol (CBD) Can Help To Reduce Epileptic Seizures in Severe Cases
While there are many different kinds of epileptic seizures, and a diversity of known causes, they share one thing in common: seizures are the result of imbalances in the brain between excitation and… Read More
New Insights About Epilepsy Mechanism Suggest a Potential Treatment Target
Researchers studying a common form of epilepsy have made an important discovery about a process within the brain's hippocampus that appears to modulate seizure activity and suggests a possible new… Read More
Researchers Discover a Rhythm in the Cortex Involved in Causing Dissociation
Researchers have identified cells and circuits in a specific area of the brain that are involved in generating the subjective state called dissociation. Read More
New Technique Lets Researchers Watch Human Brain Circuits Begin to Wire-Up
Scientists have devised a new system that lets them watch human neurons grown in the lab find and form connections with their signaling partners, an essential process in developing human brains. The… Read More