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Research at the Calgary Brain Bank bridges the gap between exploratory animal models and human clinical trials. It may also upend decades of thinking about Alzheimer’s in the process.
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For over a century twins have been helping researchers understand how our genes and environment influence our susceptibility to disease.
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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Show students an example of some of the tools neuroscientists use to image the brain.
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Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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When you are trying to unravel the secrets of the most complex biological organ in the known universe, you need to get creative.
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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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His drawings of brain cells helped kick off the field we know today.
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Even great visions require support.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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