Our brains remember how to formulate words even if the muscles responsible for saying them out loud are incapacitated. A brain-computer hookup is making the dream of restoring speech a reality in a Stanford Medicine study, which includes Wu Tsai Neuro affiliates.
Wu Tsai Neuro interdisciplinary scholar Renzhi Yang and colleagues in the lab of institute affiliate Nirao Shah have found that a particular neuronal circuit in male mice is responsible for sexual arousal and for the actions and pleasure that ensue.
Wu Tsai Neuro affiliate Bo Wang’s team expanded mouse brain tissue to improve the resolution of spatial transcriptomics techniques. Their method — called Ex-ST — greatly improves the ability to map brain circuits by cell type.
Researchers with Stanford’s Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute aim to improve gut motility and health outcomes for preterm babies through foundational research on the nervous system of the gut, called the enteric nervous system (ENS).
Erin Kunz, third year PhD student in Electrical Engineering, started her career developing autonomous vehicles at General Motors (GM) — but now she uses her software engineering and machine learning skills in the Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory at Stanford, led by faculty members Jamie...
Alice Ting and team develop TransitID, a powerful method for tracking protein activity in living cells through an unbiased approach. This cutting-edge study came out of the Neuro-Omics Initiative, a project funded by Wu Tsai Neuro's Big Ideas in Neuroscience program.